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About Manning G. Warren III

Professor Warren joined the faculty at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 1990, having been appointed to the Harold Edward Harter Endowed Chair of Commercial Law. Professor Warren attended law school at the George Washington University National Law Center, after being awarded a full scholarship as a Trustee Scholar.

He received his J.D. with honors in 1973. After graduation he served as law clerk for U.S. District Judge Seybourn H. Lynne, Chief Judge for the Northern District of Alabama. From 1974 to 1983 he was in the private practice of law in Birmingham, Alabama, first at Bradley, Arant, Rose and White, and then as a partner at Ritchie, Rediker and Warren.

He began his academic career in 1983, joining the faculty at the University of Alabama School of Law. Professor Warren has served as visiting professor of law at George Washington University, Emory University School of Law, and the University of Arizona. In addition he was appointed Senior Fulbright Scholar and visiting professor of law at Queen Mary College, University of London, during the 1988-1989 academic year.

Professor Warren’s scholarship is directed toward securities regulation, corporate law, and European Union law. He has published numerous articles in the United States and Europe, has been frequently interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Business Week and other periodicals, and has testified before the United States Senate on the regulation of securities markets. He was a member of the SEC’s Federal Advisory Committee on Market Transactions and has served as a consultant to the London Stock Exchange, the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment and numerous state securities commissions.

Professor Warren has published articles in the Harvard International Law Journal, the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, the Business Lawyer, the Common Market Law Review, the Washington University Law Quarterly, the Washington & Lee Law Review and the Duke Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, among others, addressing corporate and securities law issues.

In addition to his teaching and research, Professor Warren serves on a number of American Bar Association committees and is an active member of the Kentucky, Alabama and District of Columbia Bar Associations and the American Law Institute. He has twice served as Chair of the Business Law Section of the Kentucky Bar Association.

In addition, he has served as President of the Louisville Orchestra and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival and now serves on the Board of Trustees of the Louisville Zoo Foundation. He also serves as Chair-elect of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Region of the American Red Cross and has volunteered for years with the Red Cross both nationally and internationally. He represented the American Red Cross as special counsel in connection with relief missions in Ethiopia, Sudan and India and at numerous meetings of the International Red Cross Movement and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Positions

1990 - Present Harold Edward Harter Professor of Law, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

Law


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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Liaison to European Law Institute, American Bar Association
2016 - Present Fellow, European Law Institute
2014 - Present Fellow, American Bar Foundation
2013 - Present Member, American Law Institute Consultative Group on Principles of Government Ethics
1991 - Present State of Kentucky Liaison, ABA Committee on State Regulation of Securities
1991 - Present Life Member, American Law Institute
2014 - 2015 Chair, Kentucky Bar Association Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section
1999 - 2012 Member, American Law Institute Consultative Group on the Law of Trusts
2007 - 2008 Chair, Kentucky Bar Association Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section
1998 - 2005 Member, American Law Institute Consultative Group on the Law of Agency
1997 - 2004 Board of Directors, American Judicature Society
1995 - 1999 Member, Kentucky Bar Association Ethics Committee
1992 - 1999 Member, American Law Institute Consultative Group on the Law Governing Lawyers
1983 - 1991 State of Alabama Liaison, ABA Committee on State Regulation of Securities
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Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Favorite University of Louisville Outstanding Professor: 2009
  • Brandeis School of Law Outstanding Teaching Award: 2000
  • University of Louisville President's Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Research and Creative Achievement (Social Sciences): 1996
  • University of Louisville Community Services Award: 1994-1997, 2000, 2003
  • Brandeis School of Law Outstanding Scholarship Award: 1994, 1996, 2003
  • Fulbright Scholar, University of London: 1988-1989

Courses

  • Business Organizations
  • Entrepreneurial Law and Practice
  • European Union Law
  • Securities Regulation

Education

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BA, University of Alabama
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JD, The National Law Center, George Washington University
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Contact Information

Room 255
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
P: +1-502-852-7265
F: +1-502-852-0862

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