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Expert in Corporations, Securities Regulation, Business Organizations, and Antitrust

Expert ID: 738046 California, USA

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A highly regarded legal consultant and expert witness, Expert is an expert in Antitrust, Business Organizations, Corporations, and Securities Regulation. He has provided services in a wide variety of matters in each of these areas of expertise.

Here are some examples:
Antitrust:
•Challenges to payments by large pharmaceutical companies to producers of generic drugs
•Distributor terminations
•Revocation of hospital privileges
•Business Organizations: Organizing and advising start-ups
•Reorganizing an Illinois LLC law firm so that it could offer services in California
•Partner’s rights in partnership property Corporations:
•Fiduciary duties
•Hostile takeovers
•Freeze-outs

Securities Regulation:
•Private placements
•Sale of restricted securities Revocation of hospital privileges

Business Organizations: Organizing and advising varied start-ups Reorganizing an Illinois LLC law firm so that it could offer services in California Partner’s rights in partnership property

Corporations: Fiduciary duties Hostile takeovers Freeze-outs

Securities Regulation: Private placements Sale of restricted securities

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1974 Degree: J.D. Subject: Law Institution: The University of Texas at Austin
Year: 1971 Degree: B.A. Subject: Political Science Institution: Yale University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2011 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Professor-in-Residence & J. Lawrence Irving Senior Distinguished Teaching Fellow Department: School of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Corporations, Securities Regulation, Unincorporated Business Associations, Antitrust, Law and Economics, Criminal Law
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2005 Employer: Georgetown University Title: Visiting Professor Department: Law Center
Responsibilities:
Teach Corporations
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1977 to 2011 Employer: Southern Illinois University Title: Professor of Law Department: School of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Corporations, Securities Regulation, Unincorporated Business Associations, Law and Economics, Criminal Law, Regulated Industries, Energy Law and Policy, Legal Writing and Reasoning
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1997 to 2010 Employer: Washington University in St. Louis Title: Visiting Professor Department: School of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Corporations, Securities Regulation, and Criminal Law
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1998 to 1998 Employer: University of Colorado Title: Visiting Professor Department: School of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Corporate Law Seminar and Law and Economics
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2010 to 2010 Employer: St. Louis University Title: Visiting Professor Department: School of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Business Associations and Law and Economics
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2005 Employer: Gonzaga University Title: Visiting Professor Department: School of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Antitrust and Unincorporated Business Associations
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to 2012 Employer: Seattle University Title: Visiting Professor Department: School of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Criminal Law
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to 2005 Employer: American University Title: Visiting Professor Department: Washington College of Law
Responsibilities:
Teach Corporations and Securities Regulation

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1975 to 1976 Agency: United States Department of Justice Role: Attorney, Antitrust Division Description: Represented the United States in connection with appeals of antitrust and regulatory agency decisions
Years: 1974 to 1975 Agency: Attorney General of Texas Role: Assistant Attorney General Description: Represented Texas in connection with antitrust and regulatory matters

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to 2004 Country / Region: Italy Summary: Taught at the University of Salerno and lectured at other Italian universities
Years: 1992 to 1992 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Taught at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg and lectured at other German and Austrian universities
Years: 1992 to 1992 Country / Region: Belgium Summary: Lectured at Katholieke Universiteit Brussel and presented at the Fourth Erasmus Seminar on Legal Theory
Years: 1986 to 1986 Country / Region: Germany Summary: Research at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign & Private International Law
Years: 1984 to 1984 Country / Region: United Kingdom Summary: Lectured at the University of Warwick and other English and Welsh universities

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
State Bar of Texas (1974) (inactive)
Professional Appointments
Illinois Blue Ribbon Telecommunications Task Force (Member)
Illinois Sunset Task Force on Utility Regulation Reform (Member)
Awards / Recognition
Fulbright
Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research Award
Research Stipendium, Max Planck Institute for Foreign & Private Int’l Law
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has authored two books and more than ten scholarly articles.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Lawyers have retained Expert as an expert witness/consultant in ten matters. Highly favorable outcomes resulted in every matter that has concluded.
Other Relevant Experience
Expert has served as a commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for more than 30 years.

Fields of Expertise

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