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Faculty Profile

Jamie Ratner

Professor of Law


E-mail:  Jamie Ratner
Office Number: 253
Office Phone: (520) 621-7672

Courses Taught:
Community Property - Law 639
Antitrust - Law 618
Contracts Practice Lab - Law 603d
Contracts - Law 600A
Contracts - Law 600


University of California, Berkeley, J.D. (1980) 
University of California, Berkeley, M.A. (Economics) (1980) 
University of California, Berkeley, A.B. (1974) 

Admitted to Practice


Professional Work Experience

Professor of Law, James E. Rogers College of Law, 1989 - present
Associate Professor of Law, James E. Rogers College of Law, 1985 - 1989
Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (Transportation Section), Washington, D.C., 1980 - 1985

Representative Publications

Creditor and Debtor Windfalls from Divorce, 3 Est. Plan. & Community Prop. L.J. 211 (2011).
But From Where will the Money Come? Community Property Liability for Child Support and other Premarital Obligations, 9 Whittier J. Child & Fam. Advoc. 17 (2009).
Community Property, Right of Survivorship, and Separate Property Contributions to Marital Assets: An Interplay, 41 Ariz. L. Rev. 993 (1999).
The Antitrust, Discrimination, and Malpractice Implications of Specialization, 6 Applied & Preventive Psychol. 15 (1997) (co-author, with Bruce D. Sales & D. Krauss).
Using Currie's Interest Analysis to Resolve Conflicts between State Regulation and the Sherman Act, 30 Wm. & Mary L. Rev 705 (1989).
Complete List of Publications

Public Service

Board of Directors, Arizona Center for Disability Law 1997 - present
Consultant to Arizona Attorney Generals Office (Antitrust Section) 1993 - present
Member and Advocate for the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Southern Arizona (AMISA) and the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) 1990 - present
Steering Committee, Antitrust Section, State Bar of Arizona 1987 - present
Board of Directors, Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness, Arizona chapter (PAIMI) 1977 - present
Board of Directors, Planned Parenthood Action Fund 1988 - 1996
Consultant to U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division (Housing Section) 1994
Board of Directors, Foundation for Creative Broadcasting (KXCI Radio) 1993 - 1994
Consultant to California Attorney General’s Office (Antitrust Section) 1991
Consultant to Congress Watch 1988
Consultant to Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office (Antitrust Section) 1986 - 1988
Consultant to U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Staff (concerning antitrust issues) 1986 - 1988
Consultant to U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (Transportation Section) 1985 - 1986

Institutional Service

Faculty Advisor for all Interdisciplinary Students 1992 - present
College of Law Interdisciplinary Commitee Chair, 1991 - 1996
Faculty Advisor to Public Interest Law Organization 1990 - 1992
Faculty-Student Relations Committee Chair, 1990 - 1991
Faculty Advisor to Moot Court 1985 - 1990
College of Law Admissions Committee Chair, 1988
College of Law Dean's Advisory Committee
College of Law Honor Council
College of Law Curriculum Committee
College of Law Library Committee
College of Law Executive Committee
College of Law Orientation Committee
College of Law Peer Review Committee
College of Law Career Services Committee
College of Law Hiring/Personnel Committee
Faculty Advisor to the International and Comparative Law Journal
University of Arizona Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure
University of Arizona Institutional Analysis Research Group
University of Arizona Interdisciplinary Presentation Group
University of Arizona Vice-Provost for Research Advisory Committee


University of Arizona Summer Research Grant  2000, 1988, 1987, 1986
Nominee and Honorable Mention, University of Arizona Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Student Body Association Teacher of the Year  1987 - 1988
Department of Justice Outstanding Performance Award  1984, 1983, 1982