Thursday, April 27, 2006

Prof. Ian Ayres Voted a Fellow of the American Academy

Professor Ian Ayres, the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School, has been voted a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His subject areas are antitrust; business associations; civil rights; contracts; corporate finance; law and economics; and property.

At least seven other Yale Law School alumni--former President Bill Clinton, Floyd Abrams of Cahill Gordon, Seth Waxman of Wilmer Hale, Ben Heineman of GE, Dick Fallon of Harvard, Larry Lessig of Stanford, and Victor Navasky of The Nation and Columbia--were also elected to the Academy this year, along with Chief Justice John Roberts, Martin Scorsese, Alan Alda, Michael Tilson-Thomas and an array of other illustrious Fellows. The Academy's formal induction ceremony will take place this fall.