Maxwell J. Mehlman
Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law
Director, Law-Medicine Center
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Professor of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Maxwell J. Mehlman is Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law and Director of the Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and Professor of Bioethics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1975, and holds two bachelor's degrees, one from Reed College and one from Oxford University, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. Prior to joining the faculty at Case Western Reserve University in 1984, Professor Mehlman practiced law with Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C., where he specialized in federal regulation of health care and medical technology. He is the author or editor of 7 books and numerous articles on subjects including the ethical, legal, and social implications of advances in human genetics, ethical and legal aspects of the patient-physician relationship, and medical malpractice reform.