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Amanda M. Rose

Professor of Law

Amanda Rose focuses on corporate and securities law and the institutional design of enforcement regimes. After graduating first in her law school class at the University of California at Berkeley, Professor Rose was a law clerk for Judge William Fletcher on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She then served as a litigation associate with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in San Francisco for five years, where her practice included the defense of state regulatory proceedings, SEC enforcement actions, and state and federal class action and derivative litigation. She also played an integral role in briefing appeals before numerous state and federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. During 2006-07, she was a fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy and taught securities regulation as a lecturer. She is a member of the State Bar of California as well as admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

Research Interests

Corporate and securities law, complex litigation, federalism, institutional design

Representative Publications

  • "Form vs. Function in Rule 10B-5 Class Actions," 10 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy 57 (2015)
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  • "Better Bounty Hunting: How the SEC's New Whistleblower Program Changes the Securities Fraud Class Action Debate," 108 Northwestern University Law Review 1235 (2014)
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  • "State Enforcement of National Policy: A Contextual Approach (with Evidence from the Securities Realm)," 97 Minnesota Law Review 1343 (2013)
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  • "Policing Public Companies: An Empirical Examination of the Enforcement Landscape and the Role Played by State Securities Regulators," 65 Florida Law Review 395 (2013) (with Larry LeBlanc)
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  • "Fraud on the Market: An Action Without A Cause," 160 University of Pennsylvania Law Review Pennumbra 87 (2011)
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  • "Intraportfolio Litigation,” 105 Northwestern University Law Review 1679 (2011) (with Richard Squire)
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  • “The Multi-Enforcer Approach To Securities Fraud Deterrence: A Critical Analysis,” 158 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 2173 (2010)
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  • "The Regulation Of Sovereign Wealth Funds: The Virtues Of Going Slow," 76 University of Chicago Law Review 111 (2009) (with Richard A. Epstein).
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  • "Reforming Securities Litigation Reform: Restructuring The Relationship between Public and Private Enforcement of Rule 10b-5," 108 Columbia Law Review 1301 (2008). Reprinted in Corporate Practice Commentator (2009) and Securities Law Review (2009)
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