David Feldman is the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law and Emeritus Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge. He has held academic positions at the University of Bristol, the Australian National University, the University of Birmingham, the University of Melbourne, and the University of Nottingham. From 2002 to 2010, Professor Feldman served as the Judge of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina; he was also a Vice-President of the Court from 2006 to 2009. He has published extensively in a broad range of public law fields, as well as legal methods, and is considered to be a leading legal scholar. In 2013, he was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa by the University of Bristol.
Feldman was elected an Honorary Fellow of Exeter College in 2023.