Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law
Location: Worrell 3333
Alan Palmiter has a national and international reputation as a scholar and teacher about business law subjects (corporate law, securities regulation, legal valuation, energy law) and comparative law (Latin American law). His research interests lie in “corporate democracy,” including investor participation in corporate voting, regulation of institutional investors (particularly mutual funds), and judicial protection of shareholder rights. He has authored top-selling books used to teach Corporations and Securities Regulation (published by Aspen Publishers and West Publishing). His articles have been published both nationally and internationally, and have been selected and republished seven times as among the best corporate/securities law articles of the year. He regularly lectures and speaks both here and abroad. Before joining the faculty, he taught high school math in Medellín, Colombia and practiced law with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in Washington, DC. He was born in India and grew up in Bolivia and Toledo, Ohio. He and his wife, Fabiola Bojanini, have two children - Andres 28 and Erica 23.