Faculty Profiles

Harvey Saferstein

Harvey Saferstein

Adjunct Faculty
B.A. University of California, Berkeley, 1965
LL.B. Harvard Law School, 1968

Harvey Saferstein co-teaches The Law of Advertising and the First Amendment for Fall 2014. He is the Managing Member at the Los Angeles office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, PC. His practice includes antitrust and intellectual property counseling and litigation, as well as complex commercial and business litigation.

Saferstein received his B.A at UC Berkeley, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his LL.B. from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, serving as executive editor of the Harvard Law Review. After law school, he clerked for Chief Judge Bailey Aldrich of the U.S. Court of Appeals in the First Circuit and as an attorney advisor to Federal Trade Commissioner Philip Elman in Washington, DC. Saferstein also served as President of the State Bar of California as well as Regional Director of the Federal Trade Commission for two years. He has won the Antitrust Litigation Award from California Super Lawyers from 2011-2013.

Saferstein’s scholarship has appeared in Law360, the Oregon Law Review, and The Daily Journal among others.