David Stevens

Adjunct Faculty
Primary office:

David Stevens is Associate General Counsel, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. Before joining Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, David was an Associate at Spencer Fane Britt and Browne LLP, and served as law clerk to the Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit. Before law school, David had a variety of experiences in the public and private sectors. David served 2 years at the White House as Assistant to the General Counsel of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. After leaving the White House, David worked as a technology industry analyst for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, a business development executive at an educational technology start-up company in Chicago, and as a floor broker in the Fed Funds pit at the Chicago Board of Trade.

Courses Taught:
  • Health Law & Policy
  • Healthcare Financing & Regulation

 

 

Education

 

J.D., Indiana, summa cum laude, Editor-in-Chief, Indiana Law Journal, 2005; B.A., Kansas, with high distinction, 1996

Admitted

Kansas 2007, Missouri 2008

Career History

Assistant to the General Counsel of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, White House, 1997-99; Technology Industry Analyst, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, 1999; Business Development Executive, Educational technology start-up company, 2000-01; Floor Broker, Chicago Board of Trade, 2001-02; Law Clerk, Honorable Deanell Reece Tacha, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2005-07; Associate, Spencer Fane Britt & Browne, 2007-10; Associate General Counsel, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, since 2010.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms