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ILE is a leading center for corporate law, governance, business, and finance. It is a joint initiative of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, the Wharton School, and the Department of Economics.

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Prof. Pollman’s scholarship secures spot on Corporate Practice Commentator’s Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles of 2020 for second consecutive year

Prof. Pollman’s “Private Company Lies” was selected by her peers as among the best corporate and securities articles published in legal journals in 2020.

Three faculty members to retire from the Law School in 2020

Three distinguished faculty members will retire from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year: Professors William Wilson Bratton, Howard F. Chang, and Michael L. Wachter.

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Institute for Law & Economics

Nadia M. Jannetta, Esq.

Managing Director
Institute for Law and Economics
3501 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 898-7719