Professor French teaches contracts, civil procedure and insurance law. He has written and published extensively in the area of insurance law. In addition to writing numerous chapters in a two-volume insurance law treatise entitled, Policyholder's Guide to the Law of Insurance Coverage, his work has been published in, among other journals, the Kansas Law Review, Nevada Law Review, Georgia State Law Review and Virginia Law & Business Review. His work has been cited by the Second Circuit, West Virginia Supreme Court and Oregon State Senate.
Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Professor French taught at Villanova Law School and Duquesne Law School and he was a partner at K&L Gates LLP. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Columbia University.