About Robert F. Weber

Professor Weber earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was awarded the Saul L. Nadler Award for excellence in the fields of Corporate Law, Creditors’ Rights, and Securities Law. While at Michigan Law, he served as Articles Editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law. After graduating, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Richard W. Goldberg on the U.S. Court of International Trade. After his clerkship, he was an associate in the corporate department of the international law firm of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York. At Debevoise, his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities law. Before coming to Georgia State University College of Law, he was the Wellspring Professor of Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, and Business Law at the University of Tulsa and a Westerfield Fellow at Loyola University – New Orleans College of Law.
Professor Weber’s recent scholarship has explored how legal-regulatory regimes can best promote regulatory objectives in complex, dynamic, and unstable financial markets. In that context, he has written and lectured about bank capital adequacy regulation, the Federal Reserve's comprehensive capital analysis and review, life insurance reserve accounting, municipal finance and derivatives, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, stress testing, the law of risk management, and regulatory capture. His articles have been published in the Minnesota Law Review, the Journal of Corporation Law, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, the American Business Law Journal (peer reviewed), the Administrative Law Review, the Berkeley Business Law Journal, the Duke Journal of International and Comparative Law, and the Michigan Journal of International Law. In 2012, he was awarded the Ralph C. Hoeber Award for Excellence in Research by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.
Prior to his legal career, Professor Weber received his A.B. from Duke University and received a Fulbright Scholarship to study immigration trends in Italy at the Università degli Studi di Roma during the 2001-2002 academic year.
He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

Positions

Present Associate Professor of Law, Georgia State University College of Law
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

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Research Interests

Business Associations, Financial Regulation, Secured Transactions, Banking Law, Securities Regulation, and Corporate Finance

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