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Faculty Co-Directors

Lisa M. Fairfax

Presidential Professor; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics
 
Jill Fisch

Jill E. Fisch

Saul A. Fox Distinguished Professor of Business Law; Co-Director, Institute for Law & Economics
 
Elizabeth Pollman

Elizabeth Pollman

Professor of Law; Co-Director, Institute for Law & Economics
 

Executive Director

Norman M. Powell, Executive Director of the Institute for Law & Economics (ILE)

Norman M. Powell

ILE Executive Director; Senior Fellow
 

Board of Advisors

Richard B. Aldridge

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Philadelphia, PA

 

William D. Anderson, Jr.

Senior Managing Director
Evercore
New York, NY

 

Marshall B. Babson

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
New York, NY

 

Martin J. Bienenstock

Proskauer Rose LLP
New York, NY

 

Daniel H. Burch

Chairman & CEO
MacKenzie Partners, Inc.
New York, NY

 
Brian Carney Apollo

Brian Carney

Managing Director & General Counsel
Apollo Global Management, LLC
New York, NY

 
George Casey

George A. Casey

Shearman & Sterling LLP
New York, NY

 

Charles I. Cogut

Co-Chair, 2008-2019
Former Partner
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
New York, NY

 

Steven M. Cohen

Founding Member, Blue Raven LLP
New York, NY

 
Ray DiCamillo

Raymond J. DiCamillo

Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A.
Wilmington, DE

 
John P. DiTomo

John P. DiTomo

Morris Nichols Arsht & Tunnell LLP
Wilmington, DE

 
Brian Fahrney Sidley Austin Chicago Office

Brian J. Fahrney

Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL

 
Eric Feinstein

Eric M. Feinstein

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

New York, NY 

 

John G. Finley

Senior Managing Director and Chief Legal Officer
The Blackstone Group L.P.
New York, NY

 
Joel Friedlander

Joel E. Friedlander

Friedlander & Gorris, P.A.
Wilmington, DE

 
Eric Friedman

Eric J. Friedman

Executive Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
New York, NY

 

Robert L. Friedman

Chair, 2001-2007
Senior Advisor
The Blackstone Group L.P.
New York, NY

 
Distinguished Jurist, Judge Parker, 10.14.15

Joseph B. Frumkin

Co-Chair, 2008-2022
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
New York, NY

 

Daniel M. Gallagher

Chief Legal Officer
Robinhood
Washington, D.C.

 

Eduardo Gallardo

Paul Hastings, LLP
New York, NY

 

Joseph D. Gatto

Founder and Managing Partner
Orient Point Partners
New York, NY

 

Perry Golkin

Chief Executive Officer
PPC Enterprises LLC
New York, NY

 

Mark I. Greene

Co-Chair, 2023-present

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
New York, NY

 
Erik Hoover

Erik T. Hoover

Senior Vice President and General Counsel
DuPont
Wilmington, DE

 

Sarkis Jebejian

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
New York, NY

 
Gaurav Jetley

Gaurav Jetley

Managing Principal
Analysis Group
New York, NY

 

Roy J. Katzovicz

Chairman
Saddle Point Group, LLC
New York, NY

 
Pete Kazanoff

Pete Kazanoff

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
New York, NY

 
Kristopher Knight Board of Advisors

Kristopher Knight

Chief Deputy Secretary of State

Director of the Delaware Division of Corporations

Delaware Department of State 

Wilmington, DE 

 
Meredith Kotler

Meredith Kotler

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP
New York, NY

 

Daniel Lee

Managing Director
Moelis & Company
Los Angeles, CA

 

Kenneth A. Lefkowitz

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
New York, NY

 

Martin S. Lessner

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Wilmington, DE

 
Ted S. Lodge

Ted S. Lodge

Partner – Global Head Restructurings and Turnarounds
GoldenTree Asset Management, LP
New York, NY

 

Scott B. Luftglass

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson, LLP
New York, NY

 
Jennifer Marietta-Westberg

Jennifer Marietta-Westberg

Principal
Cornerstone Reseach
Washington, D.C.

 
William Mills

William Mills

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
New York, NY

 
Jennifer Muller

Jennifer Muller

Managing Director
Houlihan Lokey
San Francisco, CA

 
Robert Mundheim

Robert H. Mundheim

Shearman & Sterling LLP
New York, NY

 
Henry Nassau

Henry N. Nassau

Dechert LLP
Philadelphia, PA

 
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Ian A. Nussbaum

Latham & Watkins LLP

New York, NY 

 

James A. Ounsworth

Managing Partner
The S Consulting Group
Philadelphia, PA

 
Jean Park Board of Advisors

Jean Park

Cooley LLP

New York, NY 

 

Morton A. Pierce

White & Case LLP
New York, NY

 

Helen P. Pudlin

Retired Executive Vice President and General Counsel

PNC Financial Services Group

Bryn Mawr, PA

 

Myron J. Resnick

Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Allstate Insurance Company
Northbrook, IL

 
Anne Robinson

Anne Robinson

Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Vanguard
Wayne, PA

 
Alyssa Ronan

Alyssa Ronan

Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
Wilmington, DE

 

Jeffrey J. Rosen

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
New York, NY

 

Jennifer Shotwell

Founding Managing Director
Innisfree M&A Incorporated
New York, NY

 
Amy Simmerman

Amy Simmerman

Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
Wilmington, DE

 

Joseph A. Stern

Managing Director; M&A Advisory General Counsel
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
New York, NY

 

 
Leo Strine

Hon. Leo E. Strine Jr.

Former Chief Justice
Delaware Supreme Court
Michael L. Wachter Distinguished Fellow in Law and Policy; University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Wilmington, DE

 

Hon. E. Norman Veasey

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Delaware, 1992-2004
Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.
Wilmington, DE

 

Peter L. Welsh

Ropes & Gray LLP
Boston, MA

 

Jennifer Zachary

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Merck & Co., Inc.
Kenilworth, NJ

 

Associate Faculty

David Abrams

David S. Abrams

William B. and Mary Barb Johnson Professorship of Law and Economics; Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
 
Tom Baker

Tom Baker

William Maul Measey Professor of Law
 
William Bratton

William Wilson Bratton

Nicholas F. Gallicchio Professor of Law, Emeritus

 
Cary Coglianese

Cary Coglianese

Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science; Director, Penn Program on Regulation
 

Vincent Glode

Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School
 

Itay Goldstein

Professor of Finance, The Wharton School
 

Richard J. Herring

Jacob Safra Professor of International Banking, Professor of Finance, The Wharton School; Co-Director, Wharton Financial Institutions Center
 
David Hoffman

David Hoffman

William A. Schnader Professor of Law
 

Robert W. Holthausen

The Nomura Securities Company Professor and Ernst and Young Professor, Professor of Accounting and Finance, and Chairman, Accounting Department, The Wharton School
 
Herbert Hovenkamp

Herbert Hovenkamp

James G. Dinan University Professor
 
Jonathan Klick

Jonathan Klick

Charles A. Heimbold, Jr. Professor of Law
 
Michael Knoll

Michael Knoll

Theodore K. Warner Professor of Law & Professor of Real Estate; Co-Director, Center for Tax Law and Policy
 

Sarah Light

Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, The Wharton School
 

David K. Musto

Ronald O. Perelman Professor in Finance, The Wharton School
 
Gideon Parchomovsky

Gideon Parchomovsky

Robert G. Fuller, Jr. Professor of Law
 

Andrew W. Postlewaite

Harry P. Kamen Professor of Economics, School of Arts and Sciences; Professor of Finance, The Wharton School
 

Michael R. Roberts

William H. Lawrence Professor, Professor of Finance, The Wharton School
 
Amy Sepinwall

Amy Sepinwall

Associate Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics
 
David Skeel

David Arthur Skeel

S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law
 

Lucian “Luke” Taylor

Associate Professor of Finance, The Wharton School
 

Susan M. Wachter

Albert E. Sussman Professor of Real Estate, Professor of Finance, The Wharton School; Professor of City and Regional Planning, Penn Design; Co-Director, Institute for Urban Research
 

Bilge Yilmaz

Wharton Private Equity Professor, Professor of Finance, The Wharton School
 
David Zaring

David Zaring

Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics, Wharton