Professor Irene Calboli Elected as ALI Member

October 26, 2015

Calboli-IreneTexas A&M University School of Law Professor Irene Calboli is among the 7​5 newly elected members of the American Law Institute (ALI).

ALI, based in Philadelphia, “is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law,” according to its website. The members of the institute “influence the development” of the drafting and publishing of restatements of the law, model codes and principles of law that contribute to legal scholarship and education.

ALI_LOGO_2c_RGBThe new ALI members were confidentially nominated by their peers, vetted by the ALI Membership Committee, and elected by the ALI Council. The diverse group of new members are from all over the country and the world. Calboli, who is also on faculty at Singapore Management University School of Law as the Lee Kong Chian Fellow, Visiting Professor, and Deputy Director of the Applied Research Centre for Intellectual Assets and the Law in Asia, is one of three international members of the October 2015 class.

She joins seven T​exas A&M Law faculty who are existing ALI members: Dean and Anthony G. Buzbee Dean’s Endowed Chair Andrew Morriss, Dean Emeritus Frank Elliott, Professors Susan Fortney, Paul George, Michael Z. Green, Bill Henning and Meg Penrose.

Calboli said is very honored and humbled to have been elected.

 “I look forward to contribute to important work of the Institute in the ongoing projects and new projects, particularly with respect to intellectual property developments and international private law."

- Article by Jennifer Nassar, Communications Specialist, Texas A&M University School of Law