Ray Yasser

Ray Yasser

Professor of LawJohn Rogers Hall 248
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Professor Ray Yasser is lead co-author of Sports Law: Cases and Materials, a sports law casebook widely used in law schools around the country, and has published widely in the sports law area.  He has served as plaintiff's counsel in more than 70 Title IX (gender equality) sports cases, and he has also represented numerous athletes in eligibility disputes. Yasser teaches torts, sports law, and antitrust law at TU, where he has won numerous teaching awards. He has taught international sports law abroad, and in the fall of 2009 was a Visiting Professor at The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law. Prior to joining the TU law faculty, Yasser served in the North Carolina Attorney General's Office. He earned his J.D. in 1974 from Duke Law School.

Education and Degrees Earned

  • J.D., Duke Univ. School of Law, 1974
  • B.A., University of Delaware, 1971

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Sports Law
  • Torts 
  • Antitrust

Previous Teaching Experience

  • 1975-Present: Professor of Law University of Tulsa College of Law; tenured in 1980; Full professor since 1985
  • 1975-1978 Assistant Dean
  • 1980-1982 Associate Dean
  • Summers -1994, 1997, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006 Visiting Professor at Washington University School of Law
  • Fall 2009, Visiting Professor, The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • 1974-1975   Assistant Attorney General, North Carolina

Courses Taught at TU

  • Advanced Torts
  • Antitrust Law
  • Sports Law
  • Torts

Awards & Recognition

  • Outstanding Professor (College of Law) 1985, 2003, 2006, 2008
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year (University of Tulsa) 1993