Associate Professor of Law
BA Oberlin College English 1985 JD Cornell Law School, Cornell University 1991
Areas of Expertise:
Corporate Governance, Fiduciary Duties, Limited Partnerships, Venture Capital
"Delaware’s 'Expanding Duty of Loyalty' and Illegal Conduct: A Step Towards Corporate Social Responsibility," 52 Santa Clara Law Review 81 (2011).
"Supplying the Adverb: The Future of Corporate Risk-Taking and the Business Judgment Rule," 9 Berkeley Business Law Journal 216 (2009)
"Galactic Stupidity and the Business Judgment Rule," 32 Journal of Corporation Law 301 (2007)
"Making Sense of Good Faith in Delaware Corporate Fiduciary Law: A Contractarian Approach," 29 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 491 (2004)
"The Two 'Cycles' of Venture Capital," 28 Journal of Corporation Law 419 (2003)
"Venture Capital Limited Partnerships: A Study in Freedom of Contract," 2002 Columbia Business Law Review 363 (2002)
"Racist Speech, the First Amendment, and Public Universities: Taking a Stand on Neutrality." Cornell Law Review, 76: 549, 1991.
Awards, Honors, etc.:
Abraham J. Briloff Prize in Ethics, 2009
Zicklin School of Business Teaching Excellence Award, 2007
Associate Director of the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity
Zicklin Fellow in Law, 2000-02.