Dr. Christopher Zorn is an award-winning, national leader in quantitative methodology and statistical analysis. He is the first social scientist to apply predictive analytics to law firm performance. A professor at Pennsylvania State University, Chris is the author of three forthcoming books and three dozen refereed articles. He is a recipient of a John M. Olin Foundation Faculty Fellowship, a past editor of Political Analysis and a frequent lecturer at universities around the world.
At Lawyer Metrics, Chris helps firms leverage their internal data to improve personnel and management decision making, providing these clients with a unique opportunity to use the innovative method to build better selection systems.
Chris previously held academic positions at the University of South Carolina and Emory University, where he was the Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science. He has also served as a visiting scientist and program director for the Law and Social Science Program of the National Science Foundation.
- Ohio State University, Ph.D. in Political Science
- Truman State University, B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy
- Henderson, William, and Christopher Zorn. 2013. “Playing Not To Lose.” The American Lawyer 34(February): 56-61.
- Gibson, Steve, William Henderson, Caren Ulrich Stacey, and Christopher Zorn. 2011. “Moneyball for Law Firms.” The AmLaw Daily, October 10, 2011.
- Zorn, Christopher, and Jennifer Bowie. 2010. “Ideological Influence in the Federal Judicial Hierarchy: An Empirical Assessment.” Journal of Politics 72(4): 1212-21.