Professor of Law
BA, MA, 1989, University of Pennsylvania; JD, 1992, Columbia University
Room 528 | Phone: 501-916-5463 |Email
Assistant: Room 524 | Phone: 501-916-5440
Robert Steinbuch joined the Bowen School of Law faculty in 2005 after several years in government and private practice. Professor Steinbuch’s government service includes clerking on the United States Court of Appeals and working for the United States Department of Justice. Most recently, he worked for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee. He is well-published in law reviews, legal periodicals and medical journals, and he has been interviewed by various news sources for his legal expertise. Professor Steinbuch’s publications include articles in the Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal (renamed the Harvard Journal on Racial & Ethnic Justice), the Texas Review of Law and Politics, the Houston Law Review, the Maryland Law Review, the Loyola of L.A. Law Review, the Kentucky Law Review, the Health Matrix, the National Law Journal, the American Journal of Cardiology, and the Journal of the National Medical Association. His article “Mere Thieves” was republished in the Securities Law Review as one of the year’s ten best securities-law articles. Professor Steinbuch has served as an expert witness on complex economic matters and is singular at Bowen to have testified before the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. He has also testified many times before the Arkansas Legislature. Professor Steinbuch was a Fulbright Scholar, teaching in Poland, in 2015 and continues his affiliation as a Peer Reviewer for the program. Professor Steinbuch is the Chair of the Arkansas Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He held the position of medical-legal editor for the Journal of the National Medical Association, was a Commissioner on the Arkansas Commission for Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood Bank Initiative, and served on the boards of the Society of Chest Pain Centers and the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium. Professor Steinbuch is the recipient of the law school’s Faculty Excellence Awards in both Scholarship and Service.