J.D., George Washington University 

M.B.A., University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) 

B.A., University of Chicago 

Teaching and Scholarship: 

Corporate Finance, Corporations, Unincorporated Business Enterprises 

Published scholarly articles in, among other journals, Northwestern University Law
Review, Michigan Law Review, New York University Law Review, Notre Dame Law Review, Emory
Law Journal, and William & Mary Law Review 

Professional Activities: 

University of Florida: joined College of Law faculty in 2014 Professor, Johns Hopkins
Business School Investment Banker, UBS Warburg and Swiss Re (Fox-Pitt, Kelton, NY) Law
Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice
(Civil Division, Washington, DC) 



Employee Say-on-Pay: Monitoring And Legitimizing Executive Compensation, Working Papers (2014)

This Article proposes the adoption of employee say-on-pay in corporate governance. The board would benefit...



Deal Deconstructions, Case Studies, and Case Simulations: Toward Practice Readiness with New Pedagogies in Teaching Business and Transactional Law (with Michelle M. Harner), 3 American University Business Law Review 81 (2014)

In this short commentary, we explore the use of two interrelated pedagogical methods for teaching...



Teaching LLCs Through a Problem-Based Approach (with Michelle M. Harner), 71 Washington & Lee Law Review 489 (2014)

Case studies and case simulations can be used to teach LLCs with an eye toward...



On Duopoly and Compensation Games in the Credit Rating Industry, 108 Northwestern University Law Review 85 (2013)

Credit rating agencies are important institutions of the global capital markets. If they had performed...



Essential Concepts of Business for Lawyers, Book Gallery (2012)

Accounting and finance cannot be taught through the dense text and format typical of legal...

Limited Liability Entities: State by State Guide to LLCs, LLPs and LPs (with Bradley T. Borden), Book Gallery (2012)

To make your research more efficient Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is combining the former...


Chapters in Books


Reflections on Team Production in Professional Schools and the Workplace, Law and Leadership: Integrating Leadership Studies into the Law School Curriculum (2013)


Crisis, Rescue and Corporate Social Responsibility Under American Corporate Law, Reframing Corporate Social Responsibility: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis (2010)

This chapter discusses the legal issues of rescue and corporate social responsibility during times of...



Insurance for Acts of Terrorism, (2008)

This chapter discusses insurance case law arising from acts of terrorism, including those arising from...



Participation and Disintermediation in a Risk Society, (2008)

The chapter argues that financing extreme catastrophic loss will become more problematic as catastrophes become...


Working Papers


Employee Say-on-Pay: Monitoring and Legitimizing Executive Compensation, ExpressO (2015)

This Article proposes the adoption of employee say-on-pay in corporate governance. The board would benefit...



Case Study of the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Merger, (2010)

This is a case study of the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch merger. It...



Catastrophic Loss, Alternative Risk Transfer, and Terrorism Insurance, All Faculty Publications (2008)

This paper constitutes a compilation of summary entries on catastrophic loss, alternative risk transfer, and...



Attendee Discussion: How Should Legal Educators and Law Schools Respond to These Changes? (with Michael Kelly, Gillian Hadfield, Jeanne Charn, William Henderson, and Clark Cunningham), The Profession and the Academy: Addressing Major Changes in Law Practice (2010)

Michael Kelly. "The Gaping Hole in American Legal Education." Major changes that have occurred in...