Steven S. Gensler

Steven Gensler is the Welcome D. & W. DeVier Pierson Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, where he teaches Civil Procedure and related courses including Electronic Discovery. He has been involved in court rulemaking at the national, state, and local levels for nearly a decade. From 2005 to 2011 he served as a member of the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee. He has been a member of the Western District of Oklahoma’s Local Civil Rules Committee since 2008. And he is the Vice-Chair of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Committee on Civil Procedure, also serving as the Chair of it’s Subcommittee on Electronic Discovery. Professor Gensler is the author of a widely cited treatise on federal-court procedure, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Rules and Commentary (West 2013), and has written over a dozen articles on federal and state civil practice and procedure.