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Max N. Helveston

  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives; Professor of Law
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  • Full-time
  • (312) 362-5557
  • ​806 Lewis Center​
Max N. Helveston joined DePaul in 2011. He received his BA from the University of Michigan and his JD from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow, editor of the Yale Law Journal, and editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law & Ethics. Prior to coming to DePaul, he clerked for the Hon. Richard D. Cudahy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, and worked as a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins LLP. Professor Helveston’s teaches and writes in the areas of complex civil litigation, insurance, commercial and corporate law. His work has recently appeared in the Georgia Law Journal and the Buffalo Law Journal.


BA, University of Michigan; JD, Yale Law School

Areas of Expertise

Contracts, Insurance Law, Business Organizations, Health Law​


2016 Consumer Protection in the Age of Big Data __ Wash. U. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2016) string;#
2015 Judicial Deregulation of Consumer Markets, __ Cardozo L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2015) string;#
2014 Preemption Without Borders: The Modern Conflation of Tort and Contract Liabilities, 48 Ga. L. Rev. 2085 (2014) string;#Click Here
2014 The Incoherent Role of Bargaining Power in Contract Law, 49 Wake Forest L. Rev. 1017 (2014) (w/ Michael Jacobs) string;#Click Here
2012 Promoting Justice Through Public Interest Advocacy in Class Actions, 60 Buff. L. Rev. 749 (2012) string;#Click Here