Professor Clark Freshman is the world’s most sought-after speaker on relationships, getting deep truths, and nonverbal communication for negotiators. He also is an expert on interviewing and detecting lies in negotiations and investigations. His engagements include the national meeting of federal administrative law judges, Peter Thiel – the angel investor behind Facebook, private equity firms, and Merrill Lynch. He has also advised and trained Lee Thomas, the former head of global bonds at PIMCO.

He has been an invited speaker at Harvard, Yale, Stanford, UCLA, and Columbia law schools, and Harvard and Columbia Business Schools. He is a tenured Professor of Law at the University of California. Professor Freshman has collaborated for years with Paul Ekman, scientific advisor to TV’s Lie to Me and Inside Out. Professor Freshman received his B.A. from Harvard College, an M.A. from University College, Oxford, where he was a Marshall Scholar, and his J.D. from Stanford Law School. Prior to teaching, he clerked for a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge and represented Guns N’ Roses at the Los Angeles law firm of Manatt Phelps. Professor Freshman’s published research appears in journals at Stanford, Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, UCLA, and elsewhere. International media from Danish Broadcasting to PBS to the Wall Street Journal to Hong Kong magazines have covered his work.

See Professor Clark Freshman Speak

Tuesday, June 11 | 2:10 pm - 2:50 pm
How to Know When You’re Being Lied to


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