Professor Satz joined the law faculty as an associate professor in 2006. Professor Satz received a B.A. and B.S. from Southern Methodist University in 1990. After that, he was a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy, completing two overseas tours of duty in Japan aboard the amphibious assault ships USS San Bernardino (LST-1189) and USS Dubuque (LPD-8). Professor Satz then attended The University of Michigan School of Law, earning his J.D., cum laude, in 2000. While at Michigan, Professor Satz was an executive editor on the Michigan Law Review.
Professor Satz is a member of the Texas Bar, where practiced for two years in the bankruptcy and commercial litigation areas with the Dallas law firm Carrington, Coleman, Sloman and Blumenthal before becoming an in-house counsel with Nissan, North America Inc.. While at Nissan, Professor Satz’ practice entailed consumer finance, bankruptcy, secured transactions and creditor’s rights, as well as arbitration.