Business Law Expert 325360 AL

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years in the field of Business Law with a focus in corporate and securities law, administrative law and regulations, antitrust, mergers & acquisitions, securities regulation, and International business transactions. I have an additional 20 years experience practicing business law as an attorney. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes working with an elite white collar defense firm representing a client accused of criminal securities fraud, as well as assisting a prominent trial defense firm on delineating boundaries of liability within an organization.

Consulting Experience

Addressing complex liability issues among partners in a Limited Partnership;
Developing and drafting a complex corporate “books and records” request;
Representing a whistleblower before the SEC on a sophisticated allegation of market manipulation;
Articulating novel affirmative defenses in a state insider trading law case.

Professional Experiences

I have spent more than two decades working in academia and professional services. I began my professional career as a strategy consultant. I have spent time as an assistant professor, associate professor, and full professor at several universities. While continuing my work as a Professor of Law, I have also returned to client service as an attorney, consultant, and expert witness.


Degree Subject Institution
J.D. Harvard Law School
M.B.A. Harvard Business School
B.S. Engineering Sciences Harvard College

Licenses Certifications

State bar admissions: California, District of Columbia, New York, Massachusetts
Federal bar admissions: US Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Awards & Affiliation

Distinguished Professor Award, University of San Francisco School of Law
John Harvard Scholarship