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Recent Publications

A Business Lawyer's Bibliography: Books Every Dealmaker Should Read, 61 J. Legal Ed. 585 (2012)

Oregon's Experiment With Sustainable Corporate Governance: A Friendly Critique, 25 J. Envt'l Law & Litigation 189 (2010)

Hedge Funds:The Missing Link in Executive Pay Reform 28 Bank. & Fin. Serv. Pol'y Rep. 10 (Sept. 2009)

The Oregon Method: An Alternative Model for Teaching Transactional Law 59 J. Legal Ed. 221 (2009)

Al Gore, Oprah, and Silicon Valley: Bringing Main Street and Corporate America into the Environmental Movement, 23 J. Envt'l. Law & Litigation 223 (2008)

The Promise of Hedge Fund Governance: How Incentive Compensation can Enhance Institutional Investor Monitoring, 60 Ala. L. Rev. 41 (2008)

What Hedge Funds Can Teach Corporate America: A Roadmap for Achieving Institutional Investor Oversight, 57 Amer. Univ. L. Rev. 225 (2007)

Minority Investor Protections as Default Norms: Using Price to Illuminate the Deal in Close Corporations, 56 Amer. Univ. L. Rev. 271 (2006)

Works in Progress


Between Law and Contract:  Surprising and Unusual Sources of Private Obligation (in process)

Oregon Law and Practice:  Volume I, Corporations (in process)

The Law and Regulation of Private Money:  Cases and Materials on Venture Capital Funds, Hedge Funds and LBO Funds – A Case Study in Transactional Lawyering (in process)

The Evolution of Business Law:  Using Context and History to Understand the Development of Business Regulation in the United States (in process)

Journal Articles

Backdoor Rule-Making:  The Story of the SEC’s Manual of Telephone Interpretations (in process)

Private Makers of Public Law:  A Case Study from the Wake of Sarbanes-Oxley (in process)

B Corporations:  Why Is the Left Surrendering the Middle? (forthcoming 2012)

The Dog That Didn’t Bark:  Private Investment Funds and Relational Contracts in the Wake of the Great Recession (forthcoming 2012)