Zeke Wald

Associate (he/him)

Zeke is dedicated to representing plaintiffs in class action and complex litigation concerning consumers’ and workers’ rights, products liability, privacy law, and constitutional law.  

Zeke graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2021, where he was an Articles editor for the California Law Review, a research assistant for Professor Sean Farhang’s work on complex litigation, and an advocate with the East Bay Community Law Center’s Community Economic Justice clinic. Zeke also co-founded the Law and Political Economy society, which focuses on bringing students deeper into critical legal theory, and served as a leader of Berkeley’s Gun Violence Prevention Project, an organization that supported the Giffords Law Center and the Brady Center’s national, state, and local litigation efforts and policy advocacy on behalf of survivors of gun violence.  

Zeke received his undergraduate dual degrees in Economics and Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara with highest honors. Prior to law school, Zeke worked for a tech startup dedicated to providing consumers with access to objective, unbiased information about products and services, and as a legal secretary at a family law firm focusing on complex parentage and custody cases and assisted reproduction law.  

Litigation Highlights

  • 3M Combat Arms Earplug Products Liability Litigation

    This multi-district litigation concerns allegations that 3M’s dual-ended Combat Arms earplugs were defective and caused servicemembers and civilians to develop hearing loss or tinnitus. Zeke is a member of the team supporting the Law, Briefing, and Legal Drafting Committee.

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  • J.D., University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley Law, 2021
  • B.A., highest honors, University of California at Santa Barbara, 2016
  • American Association for Justice

Election Law’s Efficiency-Convergence Dilemma

Available at SSRN

October 2, 2020

Driving in the Rearview: Looking Forward by Looking Back

The Law and Political Economy Society at Berkeley Law Blog

March 30, 2020

The Efficient Administration of Elections: How Competing Economic Principles Have Overtaken the Law of Democracy

The Law and Political Economy Society at Berkeley Law Blog

November 17, 2019