In Berle's Footsteps

A Symposium Celebrating the Launch of the Adolf A. Berle, Jr.
Center on Corporations, Law and Society

Symposium Presenters

Kelli A. Alces

Assistant Professor of Law
Florida State University College of Law
Paper Title: "Revisiting Berle and Rethinking the Corporate Structure"

Robert B. Ahdieh

Professor of Law, and Director, Center on Federalism and Intersystemic Governance
Emory University School of Law
Paper Title: "Panic, Coordination, and the Limits of Networks in Crisis Response"

Michal Barzuza

Associate Professor of Law
University of Virginia School of Law
Paper Title: "Bad Firms/Good Firms - How Agency Costs Vary Across Firms"

William W. Bratton

Peter B. Weidenbruch, Jr, Professor of Business Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Paper title: "In the Footsteps of The Modern Corporation's Last Chapter"

Lynne L. Dallas

Professor of Law
University of San Diego School of Law
Paper title: "Caring Too Much About Stocks Prices:  Managerial Myopia and Institutional Shareholders"

Jill E. Fisch

Perry Golkin Professor of Law; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Comments on: 'The New Financial Assets: Separating Ownership from Control" 

Cristie Ford

Assistant Professor of Law
The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law
Paper Title: "Destabilization Rights and the Dis-unity of Property"

Tamar Frankel

Michaels Faculty Research Scholar and Professor of Law
Boston University School of Law
Paper Title: "The New Financial Assets: Separating Ownership from Risk and Control"

Erika George

Professor of Law
S. J. Quinney College of Law
The University of Utah
Paper Title: "See No Evil?"-Revisiting Berle's Vision of the Social Responsibility of Business"

Claire A. Hill

Vance K. Opperman Research Scholar
University of Minnesota Law School
Paper (with Painter) Title: "Beyond Berle And Means: The Case For (Somewhat) Unlimited Liability For Highly-Compensated Managers Of Financial Companies"

Jennifer Hill

Professor of Corporate Law
The University of Sydney Law School
Paper Title: "Then and Now: Professor Berle and the Unpredictable Shareholder"

Ken Lipartito

Chair and Professor of History
Florida International University
Paper Title: "Rethinking the Separation of Ownership from Management in American History"

David Millon

J. B. Stombock Professor of Law
Washington & Lee University School of Law
Paper Title: "Berle vs. Dodd after 80 years: Why are we still arguing about this?"

Mark S. Mizruchi

Professor of Business Administration and Professor of Sociology
Stephen M. Ross School of Business
University of Michigan
Paper title: "Berle and Means Revisited: The governance and power of large U.S. corporations" 

Marc Moore

Lecturer in Laws
University College London
Paper title (with Rebérioux): "Corporate Power in the Public Eye: Re-Assessing the Implications of Berle's Public Consensus Theory"

Charles R. T. O'Kelley, Publisher

Director and Professor
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society
Seattle University School of Law
Paper title: "Berle and the Entrepreneur"

Richard W. Painter

S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law
University of Minnesota School of Law
Paper (with Claire Hill) Title: "Beyond Berle And Means: The Case For (Somewhat) Unlimited Liability For Highly - Compensated Managers Of Financial Companies"

Antoine Rebérioux

Senior Lecturer
Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense
Paper title (with Moore): "Corporate Power in the Public Eye: Re-Assessing the Implications of Berle's Public Consensus Theory"

D. Gordon Smith

Associate Dean and Glen L. Farr Professor of Law
J.Reuben Clark Law School
Brigham Young University
Paper Title: "The Separation of Ownership and Control as a Solution to Illiquidity"

Faith Stevelman

Professor of Law
Director, Center on Business Law & Policy
New York Law School
Paper Title: "Reading the Modern Corporation and Private Property from the Perspective of Economic Sociology and Feminist Legal Theory"

Lorraine E. Talbot

Professor of Law
University of Warwick School of Law
Paper Title: "Enumerating Old Themes? Berle the Progessive"

Frederick Tung

Robert T. Thompson Professor of Law and Business
Emory University School of Law
Paper Title: "Ownership, Creditors and Control"

Michael L. Wachter

William B. Johnson Professor of Law and Economics
University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Paper Title (with Bratton) - "In the Footsteps of The Modern Corporation's Last Chapter"

Jessica Wang

Associate Professor, History
The University of British Columbia
Paper Title: "William O. Douglas, Securities Regulation, and the Visible Hands of Louis D. Brandeis and Adolf A. Berle"

Harwell Wells

Associate Professor of Law
Temple University
Beasley School of Law
Paper Title: "William Z. Ripley's Main Street and Wall Street and the Birth of  Corporate Governance"

Cynthia A. Williams

Professor of Law
University of Illinois College of Law
Paper Title: "Myths of the Market"

II. Presenting a paper, but not publishing in the symposium edition

Edward B. Rock

Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Paper title: "Embattled CEOs"

Dana Brakman Reiser

Professor of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Paper Title: "Governing Blended Enterprise"

Michael R. Siebecker

Associate Professor
University of Florida
Levin College of Law
Paper Title: Trust and Transparency: Promoting Efficient Corporate Disclosure Through Fiduciary-Based Discourse"

III. Invited Guests

Afra Afsharipour

Acting Professor of Law
University of California at Davis

Jayne Barnard

Cutler Professor of Law and Kelly Professor of Teaching Excellence
William & Mary Law School

The Honorable William B. Chandler III

Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery

Thomas W. Joo

Professor of Law
University of California Davis School of Law

Therese H. Maynard

Professor of Law and Leo J. O'Brian Fellow
Faculty Co-Director, Business Law Practicum Program

Geiza Vargas-Vargas

Assistant Professor of Law
Charleston School of Law

Sullivan Hall