Professor of Law
David Noll
Rutgers Law School
S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice
123 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 353-2584

David Noll is a scholar of legal institutions and procedure. He teaches and writes in the fields of civil procedure, complex litigation, legislation and regulation, administrative law, and constitutional law.

  • Biography
  • Publications
  • Courses Taught
  • Expertise

Professor Noll's recent scholarship has appeared in the Michigan Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, New York University Law Review, and California Law Review, and his popular writing has appeared in venues such as Slate, Politico, and the New York Law Journal. He also co-authors a leading casebook on the federal administrative process, Legislation and the Regulatory State

Before joining Rutgers, Professor Noll was an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School. He clerked for Judges Pierre N. Leval and Raymond J. Lohier, Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and Judge Richard J. Holwell on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. In 2019, Professor Noll received the law school's Greg Lastowka award for scholarly excellence. 



Selected Articles 

MDL as Public Administration, 118 Mich. L. Rev. 403 (2019) 

Arbitration Conflicts, 103 Minn. L. Rev. 665 (2018)

Ad Hoc Procedure, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 767 (2017) (with Pamela K. Bookman)

Regulating Arbitration, 105 Calif. L. Rev. 985 (2017)

Constitutional Evasion and the Confrontation Puzzle, 56 B.C. L. Rev. 1899 (2015)



Legislation and the Regulatory State (2d ed. 2017) (with Samuel Estreicher) 


Selected Shorter Work & Popular Writing

What Do MDL Leaders Do?: Evidence from Leadership Appointment Orders, 23 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020)

How States Can Step in When Trump Doesn’t Enforce Laws, Politco, June 18, 2019 (with Zachary D. Clopton)

Trump Labor Officials Are Secretly Using Forced Arbitration to Get Corporations Off the Hook, Slate, May 10, 2019 (with Zachary D. Clopton)

 Response: Public Litigation, Private Arbitration?, 18 Nev. L.J. 477 (2018)


Full Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught
  • Administrative Law
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Procedure
  • Class Actions
  • Constitutional Law
  • Statutory Interpretation and Legislation