C-LEAF Faculty & Fellows

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Business & Finance Law Faculty & Fellows

Academic Fellows of C-LEAF's Quality Shareholders Initiative

The Center for Law, Economics & Finance selects a distinguished group of accomplished scholars as Academic Fellows of its Quality Shareholders Initiative. We recognize their leadership in contributing so much to laying the groundwork for the Initiative and appreciate their willingness to support the Initiative.

  • George Athanassakos, Western University, Ivey Business School (Canada)
  • Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard Law School
  • Bernard Black, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • Paul Borochin, University of Miami, Miami Herbert Business School
  • Martijn Cremers, University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business 
  • Joan MacLeod Heminway, University of Tennessee College of Law
  • Paul Johnson, Columbia University Business School 
  • Kathryn Judge, Columbia University Law School
  • James Russell Kelly, Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business
  • Rodney Lake, George Washington University School of Business
  • Tom C. W. Lin, Temple University Beasley School of Law
  • Dorothy S. Lund, USC Gould School of Law
  • Brett McDonnell, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Roberta Romano, Yale Law School
  • D. Gordon Smith, Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School 
  • Kellye Y. Testy, University of Washington School of Law & Law School Admission Council
  • Amy Deen Westbrook, Washburn University School of Law

Junior Fellows

The Center for Law, Economics & Finance selects a small group of GW Law JD and LLM students to embark on innovative research projects, while also providing a steady stream of high caliber research capacity for the Center. The Junior and LLM Fellows will provide support to C-LEAF activities, research assistance for C-LEAF projects, and can co-author blogs and publications with C-LEAF. This fellowship provides an opportunity to work in the cutting-edge policy issues in the business and finance world. 

Junior Fellows

  • David Templeton, Junior Fellow in Finance and Governance Research
  • Mareah Younes, Junior Fellow in Business Lawyering and Corporate Research 

Former Junior Fellows

  • Frank Zhan Chao, Junior Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Business Immigration'
  • Charles Cohen, Junior Fellow in Capital Markets & Deal-Making
  • Chung Kun "Kevin" Park, Junior Fellow in Financial Regulation
  • Lena (Do Yon) Kwon, Junior Fellow in Finance and Governance Research
  • Sarah Teitelman, Junior Fellow in Entrepreneurship & the Law