Our faculty are leaders in scholarship, teaching and service, as detailed in our faculty profiles. Here are highlights of their recent achievements:

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Distinguished Research Professor & Shackelford Distinguished Professor in Taxation Law Emeritus Walter Hellerstein's treatise State Taxation was quoted by the Oregon Tax Court in Oracle Corp. v. Department of Revenue (Oct. 6, 2021).

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University Professor & Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law Usha Rodrigues presented "Insider IPOs" to the Private Equity and Venture Captial Group at the American Bar Association Business Law Section's Annual Meeting.

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Stembler Family Distinguished Professor in Business Law Christopher M. Bruner presented “Comparative Analysis of Common-Law Countries” online as part of the PhD Seminar on Companies and Markets hosted by the University of Oslo during October. The session was jointly presented with C. Liao of the University of British Columbia. 

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University Professor & Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law Usha Rodrigues was featured in Forbes regarding the merger agreement between the Trump Media & Technology Group and the Digital World Acquisition Corp. The article titled "Trump's Social Media Platform To Merge With SPAC: An Insider's Look At SPACs" was written by Anat Alon-Beck and published 10/23/21. 

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Callaway Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in Bloomberg and other outlets regarding her thoughts on the Johnson & Johnson talc litigation. The article titled "Months Before Bankruptcy Move, J&J Offered $4B to Settle Talcum Claims" was written by Jef Feeley and published 10/22/21.