Joseph Flom Professor of Law and Business, Harvard Law School; H. Douglas Weaver Professor of Business Law, Harvard Business School
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M.B.A., Harvard Business School; J.D., Harvard Law School
Summary of Experience:
Professor Subramanian is an expert on corporate governance. He has served as an expert witness in several major public company deals, including Oracle’s $10.3 billion hostile takeover bid for PeopleSoft, Cox Enterprises’ $8.9 billion freeze-out of the minority shareholders in Cox Communications, and Exelon’s $7.5 billion hostile takeover bid for NRG Energy. He also advises individuals, boards of directors, law firms, and management teams on issues of dealmaking and corporate governance.
Professor Subramanian is the author of Negotiauctions: New Dealmaking Strategies for a Competitive Marketplace, which analyzes the dealmaking process from the perspectives of both auction theory and negotiation theory, and more than 30 scholarly articles and Harvard Business School cases. He serves as the faculty chair of Harvard’s J.D./M.B.A. program, and in recent years has published more “Top 10” articles on corporate and securities law – as selected by academics in the field – than any other author. His work also has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, American Lawyer, The Daily Deal, and Corporate Control Alert.
Prior to joining the Harvard faculty, Professor Subramanian was a consultant with McKinsey & Company. He is a member of the American Law and Economics Association and the New York State Bar Association.