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Law & Business Faculty

Professor Randall Thomas

Randall Thomas, Director
John S. Beasley II Professor of Law and Business

Randall Thomas has earned a reputation as one of the most productive and thoughtful corporate and securities law scholars in the nation. His recent work addresses hedge fund shareholder activism, executive compensation, corporate voting, corporate litigation, shareholder voting, and mergers and acquisitions. He teaches Corporations, Securities Regulation, the Law and Business Seminar.


Full-Time Faculty

Rebecca Allensworth, Tarkington Professor of Teaching Excellence, studies the antitrust implications of occupational licensing and other professional self-regulation.

Brian Broughman, Professor of Law, Robert and Theresa Reder Faculty Fellow, focuses his research on corporate governance and financial contracting, particularly in firms financed by venture capital.

Morgan Ricks, Professor of Law, studies financial regulation. He is a former senior policy adviser and financial restructuring expert at the U.S. Treasury Department.

Amanda Rose, Professor of Law, Professor of Management, focuses on corporate and securities law and the institutional design of enforcement regimes.

Herwig Schlunk, Professor of Law, focuses his scholarship on questions of corporate income taxation and individual income taxation.

Jeffrey Schoenblum, Centennial Professor of Law, is one of the world's preeminent scholars and experts on international estate taxation and wealth transfers.

Yesha Yadav, Professor of Law, studies financial and securities regulation, focusing on the response of regulatory policy to innovations in financial engineering, market microstructure and globalization.

Emeriti Faculty

Margaret Blair, Professor of Law emerita, is an economist whose current research addresses the legal concept of corporate "personhood."

Paul Edelman, Professor of Mathematics and Professor of Law emeritus, is a distinguished mathematician whose work pertaining to the law includes judicial decision making, the electoral vote system, and corporations.

Affiliated Faculty

Richard S. Aldrich Jr. '75, partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Gregory Bressler, general counsel, SunAmerica Asset Management

William B. Chandler III, partner, Wilson Soncini, retired Chancellor, Delaware Court of Chancery

Brian Cheffins, S.J. Berwin Professor of Corporate Law, University of Cambridge, UK

Paul Deemer, reitred partner, Vinson & Elkins, London

Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III, Delaware Court of Chancery

Ryan Greecher, partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Darwin A. Hindman III '93, shareholder, Baker Donelson

Judge Kent A. Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Suzanne Kessler, of counsel, Bone McAllester Norton

Francisco Müssnich, partner, Barbosa Müssnich & Aragão

William L. Norton III '82, member, Boult Cummings Connors & Berry

Robert S. Reder, retired partner, Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy

Mark Schein '91,  chief compliance officer and senior vice president, York Capital

Paul T. Schnell, senior partner, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Teresa Sebastian, founder, president, CEO - The Dominion Asset Group

Stephen Sepinuck, former professor, Gonzaga University

Justin Shuler, legal counsel, VEREIT Inc.

Vice Chancellor Joseph R. Slights III, Delaware Court of Chancery

Tatiana Stoljarova '03, senior legal counsel, Bridgestone Americas Inc.

Nesrin Tift '08, member, Bass Berry & Sims

Leigh Walton '79,  member, Bass Berry & Sims