Roy Eisenhardt

Roy Eisenhardt

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Roy Eisenhardt graduated from Berkeley Law after serving in the Marine Corps, and practiced law in San Francisco until joining Berkeley as a visiting professor in 1978. In 1980 he became president of the Oakland Athletics, and in 1989 he accepted the role of executive director of the California Academy of Sciences. The interim president of the San Francisco Art Institute in 2010, Eisenhardt has served as a lecturer in sports law at Berkeley Law since 2011.


  • Business Law

Research Areas

  • Labor Law and Arbitration in Professional Sports


  • Dartmouth College, BA in Psychology, 1960
  • UC Berkeley School of Law, LLB, 1965

Prior Experience

  • Lecturer in Law, Berkeley Law, 2011- Present
  • Visiting Professor, Berkeley Law, 1978-1980

Law Review and Journal Articles

  • “Clear Statement Rules and the Integrity of Labor Arbitration,” 10 Arb. L. Rev. 1 (2018). SSRN