Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Law
Jonathan Cardi joined the faculty of Wake Forest in July 2010. Professor Cardi specializes in tort law, the law of remedies, and the intersection of race and the law. He is co-author of a torts casebook, a remedies casebook, two commercial outlines, and is co-editor of a book entitled Critical Race Realism. He has served as President of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools and Chair of the Remedies Section of the AALS, and he is a member of the American Law Institute, serving as Associate Reporter of the Restatement (Third) of Torts. He is also a contributor to the European Group on Tort Law. Professor Cardi received his BA from Harvard and his JD from the University of Iowa. He then clerked for the Honorable Judge Alan Norris, U.S. Federal Court of Appeals Judge for the 6th Circuit before working as a litigator at the D.C. law firm, Arnold & Porter. Prior to joining Wake Forest, Professor Cardi was a faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he taught for eight years.