Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law focuses on corporate law and the law of other nongovernmental organizations; the regulation of financial markets and intermediaries; the legal framework of finance, including the law of bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, and secured transactions; and antitrust law and the law of regulated industries.

Yale Law School Center for the Study of Private Law

The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Private Law promotes teaching and research in contracts (including commercial law, corporate finance, bankruptcy, and arbitration), property (including intellectual property), and torts.

Economics and Business Studies at Yale

A number of other Yale University schools and organizations are involved in the study of economics and business.  Learn more about these programs.

June 3 Monday


Commercial Speech and the First Amendment

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

September 20 Friday


Workshop on the Market as a Legal Construct

Sterling Law Building

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

In The Press

How A 1925 Law Evolved To Become Crucial For Employers


Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about arbitration laws.

Friday, March 8, 2019

In The Press

Huawei Suit Against U.S. Tries to Go Where Russian Firm Failed


Paul Tsai China Center Executive Director Robert D. Williams is quoted in an article about a federal lawsuit filed this week by Huawei Technologies Co. claiming a U.S. ban on government purchases of its equipment violates the Constitution.

Monday, March 4, 2019

In The Press

College alumni re-enact famous 1819 court case

The Dartmouth

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted in a report about a re-argument of Dartmouth College v. Woodward, the landmark 1819 Supreme Court case that preserved Dartmouth’s status as a private college.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

In The Press

Keeping Huawei Hardware Out of the U.S. Is Not Enough to Secure 5G—A Commentary by Tom Wheeler and Robert D. Williams


Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. Tom Wheeler is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. From 2013 to 2017, he was the 31st chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Friday, January 18, 2019

In The Press

Lawyers Caught Overbilling? The Billable Hour Shares the Blame

The American Lawyer

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in the American Lawyer about the problem of overbilling at law firms that employ billable hour quotas.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

In The Press

GE cuts dividend to a penny per share. Why bother keeping it at all?


Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a Marketplace story about General Electric’s stock dividend.

Student and Alumni Profile


Fred P. Phillips IV

Fred Phillips discusses his career path from law school to starting his own company. Part of the Many Paths Initiative.

Your legal education confers on you the privilege of speaking the language of power. And that is no small thing. I know you will use your power wisely and for principled ends.”

Anne Alstott ’87

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation