Stephen Ware is the Frank Edwards Tyler Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Kansas (KU) in Lawrence, Kansas. He is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and serves as expert witness (consulting or testifying) on arbitration, contracts, secured transactions and other fields. Professor Ware works with a wide variety of lawyers around the US -- from sole practitioners representing individual consumers to large firms representing financial institutions and other businesses.
At KU Law, Stephen Ware teaches and researches Contracts, Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Secured Transactions, and ADR (arbitration, mediation, and negotiation). He is the author of three books, 42 law review articles, and many other publications. His writings have been cited by the Supreme Court of the United States and in at least 31 other federal and state cases. Professor Ware coaches the KU Law bankruptcy moot court team.
Stephen Ware has testified before the United States Senate and House of Representatives, state legislatures and, as an expert witness, in court. He is a frequent speaker at academic conferences and continuing legal education programs. Ware has appeared on several television and radio stations and been quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Financial Times, and many other news outlets. He an elected member of the American Law Institute (ALI) and served on the Journal of Legal Education’s editorial board.