Former U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Bruce A. Markell of Nevada has been named the Jeffrey A. Stoops Professor at Florida State University College of Law.

Markell will join the faculty this summer. The former Sidley & Austin partner was the Doris S. and Theodore B. Lee Professor at the University of Nevada Law School.

A member of the bankruptcy appellate panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is active in commercial law reform nationally and internationally.