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Anne L. Alstott
Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation
Anne Alstott is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at the Yale Law School. She holds a courtesy appointment as Professor, Yale Child Study Center, and is a Faculty Affiliate at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies.
Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law
Ian Ayres is a lawyer and an economist. He is Deputy Dean and the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor at Yale Law School and a Professor at Yale's School of Management.
John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law
Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Her expertise is in international business transactions, law and development, ethnic conflict, and globalization and the law.
Henry B. Hansmann
Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor Emeritus of Law
Henry Hansmann is the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School. His scholarship has focused principally on the law and economics of organizational ownership and design.
Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor of Law and Organization
Christine Jolls is the Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor at Yale Law School. She is also the Director of the Law and Economics Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) with headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Previously she served as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of the United States, received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, and earned her Ph.D. in Economics from M.I.T., where she was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow.
Alvin K. Klevorick
John Thomas Smith Professor of Law and Professor of Economics and Counselor to the Dean
Alvin Klevorick is the John Thomas Smith Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at Yale University, and Counselor to the Dean at Yale Law School. His subject areas are antitrust and economic regulation, law and economics, torts, market organization, and economic theory.
Anthony T. Kronman
Sterling Professor of Law
Anthony Kronman is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School. A former Dean of Yale Law School, Professor Kronman teaches in the areas of contracts, bankruptcy, jurisprudence, social theory, and professional responsibility.
John H. Langbein
Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law
John H. Langbein is Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law. He is an eminent legal historian and a leading American authority on trust, probate, pension, and investment law. He teaches and writes in the fields of Anglo-American and European legal history, modern comparative law, trust and estate law, and pension and employee benefit law (ERISA). He has long been active in law reform work, serving under gubernatorial appointment as a Uniform Law Commissioner since 1984.
Associate Professor of Law
Zachary Liscow is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His main research interest is understanding the appropriate policy levers to address income inequality and, in particular, the role that tax policy versus other legal rules should play.
Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law
Yair Listokin is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His scholarship studies tax law, corporate law, bankruptcy law, contract law, and the law of central banking.
Jonathan R. Macey
Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law
Jonathan R. Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale University, and Professor in the Yale School of Management. Professor Macey is the author of several books including the two-volume treatise, Macey on Corporation Laws, and co-author of two leading casebooks, Corporations: Including Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies and Banking Law and Regulation.
Guido Calabresi Professor of Law
Daniel Markovits is Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School. He works in the philosophical foundations of private law, moral and political philosophy, and behavioral economics.
John D. Morley
Professor of Law
John Morley is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His research focuses on the law and economics of organization, with a special emphasis on the regulation and structure of investment funds.
George L. Priest
Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship
George L. Priest is the Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School. An internationally recognized expert, Professor Priest has focused his research over the past two decades on antitrust, the operation of private and public insurance, and the role of the legal system in promoting economic growth.
Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Robert Todd Lang ’47 Entrepreneurship Fellow
Sven Riethmueller is a Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Robert Todd Lang ’47 Entrepreneurship Fellow at Yale Law School and the inaugural Director of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic at Yale Law School. His former legal practice focused on U.S. and European domestic and cross-border technology and business transactions for clients in the life sciences, medical devices, digital health, software and IT, technology and other innovative industries.
Sterling Professor of Law and Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law
Roberta Romano is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. Her research has focused on state competition for corporate charters, the political economy of takeover regulation, shareholder litigation, institutional investor activism in corporate governance, and the regulation of securities markets and financial instruments and institutions.
Sterling Professor of Law
Alan Schwartz is a Sterling Professor at Yale University. His appointments are in the Yale Law School and the Yale School of Management. Professor Schwartz's academic specialties include corporate finance and corporate governance, mergers and acquiisitions, bankruptcy, contracts, and commercial transactions.