Dorit Rubinstein Reiss is a professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Increasingly, her research and activities are focused on legal issues related to vaccines, including exemption laws and tort liability related to non-vaccination. She published law review articles, peer reviewed articles, and blog posts on legal issues related to vaccines.

She received an undergraduate degree in Law and Political Science (1999, Magna cum Laude) from the Faculty of Law in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received her Ph.D. from the Jurisprudence and Social Policy program in UC Berkeley.

She is a member of the Parents Advisory Board of Voices for Vaccines and the Vaccine Working Group on Ethics and Policy, and active in vaccine advocacy in other ways.