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About David M. Phillips

Professor Phillips has written extensively in the areas of business ethics, foreign trade and investment, commercial law, corporations, the Uniform Commercial Code, the role of legal scholarship and law schools in developing nations and foreign legal systems, and federal restrictions on aviation and foreign investment.
Prior to joining the Northeastern faculty, Professor Phillips was a Fulbright scholar and lecturer at Seoul National University Graduate School of Law, a fellow of the International Legal Center and a consultant to the US Cultural Attache to the Republic of Korea and the Agency for International Development. Professor Phillips served as a co-reporter of a Boston Bar Association project to revise the Massachusetts Business Corporation Law. The revised statute was passed and signed into law, effective July 2004. He teaches in the areas of corporate and business law.


Present Professor of Law, Northeastern University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Business ethics, Foreign trade and investment, Commercial law, Corporations, International legal education, and International regulation

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Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar

Contact Information

28 Cargill Hall
Northeastern University
400 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 373-3919
Fax: (617) 373-5056