Maxwell J. Mehlman, J.D.
Maxwell J. Mehlman, J.D., is Arthur E. Petersilge Professor of Law and Director of the Law-Medicine Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law. 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 CWRU, Professor Mehlman practiced law with Arnold & Porter in Washington D.C., where he specialized in federal regulation of medical technology. Professor Mehlman writes and lectures on a number of issues in health law and bioethics, including the just allocation of scarce resources; ethical, legal and social implications of new discoveries in human genetics; assuring the quality of medical care; and the role of the health professional under managed care.