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Jennifer M. Pacella is an Assistant Professor of Law in the Zicklin School of Business. Her scholarship examines the ever-growing phenomenon of whistleblowing and the laws surrounding it, including retaliation protections and bounty reward structures for whistleblowers under various federal laws, specifically in the securities and corporate law context, and the intersection of these issues with compliance, corporate governance, risk management, and business ethics. Professor Pacella has published several articles on these topics in such journals as the Yale Journal on Regulation, Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law as part of an invited symposium, Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, and Temple Law Review. She regularly presents her research at academic conferences across the country and has offered commentary as a subject matter expert in whistleblowing law to various media outlets. She teaches in the field of compliance, whistleblowing, business organizations, and the fundamentals of business law. Professor Pacella is a member of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, a peer reviewer for the American Business Law Journal, and an officer of the Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Prior to joining the faculty of the Zicklin School of Business, Professor Pacella served as a law clerk to the Honorable Julio M. Fuentes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and also practiced securities and commercial law for several years in Shearman & Sterling LLP’s New York office.

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