Professor of Law
Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics
Elizabeth Pollman is an expert on corporate law, governance, and rights. She teaches and writes on a wide variety of topics in business law, with a particular focus on corporate governance, purpose, and personhood, as well as startups, entrepreneurship, and law and technology.
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH (3d ed., West 2019) (with Alan Palmiter & Frank Partnoy).
Articles and Book Chapters
Fiduciary Law and the Preservation of Trust in Business Relationships, in FIDUCIARIES AND TRUST: ETHICS, POLITICS, ECONOMICS AND LAW (Paul B. Miller & Matthew Harding eds., Cambridge 2020) (with Brian Broughman & D. Gordon Smith).
The Supreme Court’s View of Corporate Rights: Two Centuries of Evolution and Controversy, in CORPORATIONS AND AMERICAN DEMOCRACY (with Margaret M. Blair) (Naomi R. Lamoreaux & William J. Novak, eds.) (Harvard University Press 2017).
More publications can be found here.
Research Handbook on Corporate Purpose and Personhood (Elizabeth Pollman & Robert B. Thompson eds., Edward Elgar Publishing 2021) (forthcoming)
Private Company Lies (March 9, 2020), U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-19; 109 GEO. L. J. __ (2020). (forthcoming)
The Rise of Regulatory Affairs in Innovative Startups, in THE HANDBOOK ON LAW AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES (D. Gordon Smith & Christine Hurt eds. Cambridge University Press). (forthcoming 2020)
Corporate Social Responsibility, ESG, and Compliance, in CAMBRIDGE HANDBOOK OF COMPLIANCE (D. Daniel Sokol & Benjamin van Rooij eds.). (forthcoming 2020)
- Corporate Governance
- Venture Capital