Gabaldon, Theresa A.

GW Law Faculty Publications

January 25, 2021

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(With Christopher L. Sagers.) Business Organizations (3d ed., Aspen Publishing, 2023).
     First edition published in 2016.
     Second edition published in 2018.

(With Larry D. Soderquist.)  Securities Law (6th ed. 2019).
     First edition published in 1998.
     Second edition published in 2004.
     Third edition published in 2007.
     Fourth edition published in 2010.
     Fifth edition published in 2014.

(with Soderquist, Larry D.). Securities Regulation. (9th ed. 2018).
     Fourth edition published in 1999.
     Fifth edition published in 2003.
     Sixth edition published in 2006. Teacher's Manual published in 2006.
     Seventh edition published in 2010.
     Eighth edition published in 2013.

(With Siegel, Brian, and Lazar Emanuel.) Siegel's Corporations and Other Business Entities: Essay and Multiple-Choice Questions and Answers. New York: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2012. 
     2009 edition.

Professional Responsibility. Larchmont, NY: Emanuel Publishing Co., 1998. 


Judgment, SEC v. W. J. Howey Co. et al., 328 U.S. 293 (1946), in Feminist Judgments: Corporate Law Rewritten 386 (Anne M. Choike et al. eds., Cambridge University Press, 2023).

Party Games: The Supreme Court’s 21st Century Jurisprudence by Telephone, 75 Rutgers U.L. Rev. 1 (2022).

The Insidious Effect of Soundbites: Why Fences Aren’t Punishment, 72 Am. U. L. Rev. 1 (2022).

Equity, Punishment, and the Company You Keep: Discerning a Disgorgement Remedy Under the Federal Securities Laws, 105 Cornell L. Rev. 1611 (2020).

Crossing the River:  Lorenzo v. Securities & Exchange Commission, Geo. L. Rev. On the Docket (Oct. 2018 term) (Apr. 2, 2019),

In Her Own Words: What Corporate Women May - And May Not - Teach Us About Law and Legal Theory, 87 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1163 (2019).

Exploitation and Antidotes: A Corporate Law-Based Approach to Overmarketing and Overpricing by Big Pharma, 2 Bus. & Fin. L. Rev. 32 (2018).

Kokesh v. SEC:  SEC Actions for Disgorgement Are Subject to a Statute of Limitations, Geo. Wash. L Rev. On the Docket (June 11, 2017),

"Strength in Numbers: Teaching Numeracy in the Context of Business Associations," 59 St. Louis University Law Journal 701-709 (2015).

"Doing the Numbers: The Numerate Lawyer and Transactional Law," 3 American University Business Law Review 63-80 (2014).

"In Loco Parentis: Directorial Duties to Consumers," in Research Handbook on Directors' Duties. Ed. by Adolfo Paolini. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Pub. 2014.

"Half-a-Cup Better than None: A Pragmatic Approach to Preventing the Abuse of Financial Consumers," 81 The George Washington Law Review 929-966 (2013).
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"The Role of Competitive Disclosure in Preventing the Abuse of Financial Consumers," Banking and Financial Services Policy Report, Nov. 2013, at 17-27.

"Financial Federalism and the Short, Happy Life of Municipal Securities Regulation," 34 Journal of Corporation Law 739-769 (2009).

"Virtual Virtuous Living: How Can the I-Generation of Lawyers Best Love and Serve Its Neighbors," 43 Valparaiso University Law Review 1045-1074 (2009).

"Milberg Weiss: Of Studied Indifference and Dying of Shame." 2 Journal of Business & Technology Law 207-250 (2007).

"Joe Camel Explains It to the Board: Corporate Law, Women in the Workforce, and the Exploitation of Children." Symposium on Women in the Workplace. 13 Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy 203-235 (2006).

"Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle: Public Corporations and their Shareholders." 65 Maryland Law Review 538-578 (2006).

"The Story of Pinocchio: Now I'm a Real Boy." 45 Boston College Law Review 829-968 (2004).

"Assumptions about Relationships Reflected in the Federal Securities Laws." 17 Wisconsin Women's Law Journal 215-249 (2002).

"Corporate Conscience and the White Man's Burden." 70 George Washington Law Review 944-956 (2002).

(with Mitchell, Lawrence E.). "If I only had a Heart: Or, How can We Identify a Corporate Morality." 76 Tulane Law Review 1645-1672 (2002).

"John Law, with a Tulip, in the South Seas: Gambling and the Regulation of Euphoric Market Transactions." 26 Journal of Corporation Law 225-284 (2001).

"A Sense of Security: An Empirical Study." 25 Journal of Corporation Law 307-347 (2000).

"Love and Money: An Affinity-Based Model for the Regulation of Capital Formation by Small Businesses." 2 Journal of Small and Emerging Business Law 259-298 (1998).

"The Self-Regulation of Congressional Ethics: Substance and Structure." 48 Administrative Law Review 39-68 (1996).

"Experiencing Limited Liability: On Insularity and Inbreeding on Corporate Law." in Progressive Corporate Law at 111, edited by Lawrence Mitchell. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995.

"Feminism, Fairness, and Fiduciary Duty in Corporate and Securities Law." 5 Texas Journal of Women and Law 1-36 (1995).

"State Answers to Federal Questions: The Common Law of Federal Securities Regulation." 20 Journal of Corporation Law 155-214 (1994).
     Reprinted in 28 Securities Law Review 419-478 (1996).

"The Relationship of Law and Relationship." 24 University of Toledo Law Review 511 (1993)

"The Lemonade Stand: Feminist and Other Reflections on the Limited Liability of Corporate Shareholders." 45 Vanderbilt Law Review 1387-1456 (1992).

"Causation, Courts and Congress: A Study of Contradiction in the Federal Securities Laws." 31 Boston College Law Review 1027-1101 (1990).
     Reprinted in 23 Securities Law Review 199-273 (1991).

"Free Riders and the Greedy Gadfly: Examining Aspects of Shareholder Litigation as an Exercise in Integrating Ethical Regulation and Laws of General Applicability." 73 Minnesota Law Review 425-494 (1988).

"The Disclosure of Preliminary Merger Negotiations as an Imperfect Paradigm of Rule 10b-5 Analysis." 62 New York University Law Review 1218-1288 (1987).

"Unclean Hands and Self-Inflicted Wounds: The Significance of Plaintiff Conduct in Actions for Misrepresentation under Rule 10b-5." 71 Minnesota Law Review 317-361 (1986).


"The Role of Law in Managing Market Moods: The Whole Story of Jason, who Bought High." Review of Irrational Exuberance, by Robert J. Shiller. 69 George Washington Law Review 111-134 (2001).

"From Sea to Shining Sea." Review of The Law of Law Firms, by Jacob A. Stein. 11 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 61-75 (1997).

"Books of Virtue." Review of Lawyers and Fundamental Moral Responsibility, by Daniel R. Coquillette. 9 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 1221-1234 (1996).

"Miles from Home and Not Where We Thought We'd Be: A Map Through the Forest and a Light Through the Trees." Review of Hillman on Lawyer Mobility: The Law and Ethics of Partner Withdrawals and Law Firm Breakups, by Robert W. Hillman. 9 Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics 195-205 (1995).