Jonathan R. Macey

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law, Yale University; Professor, Yale School of Management
Jonathan R. Macey


J.D., Yale Law School

Summary of Experience

Professor Macey’s research and writings focus on corporate governance, corporate finance, and banking and financial institution regulation. He has served as an expert in cases involving corporate governance and corporate control – in particular, matters involving piercing the corporate veil and breach of fiduciary duty across various industries. Professor Macey is the author or coauthor of many books, including Macey on Corporation Laws and two leading casebooks: Cases and Materials on Corporations Including Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies and Banking Law and Regulation. He has published over 100 articles in major law reviews and journals, including The Banking Law Journal and The Journal of Law and Economics, and has served on numerous journal editorial boards. Professor Macey’s op-eds have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, and The National Law Journal, among other publications. His awards include a Ph.D. honoris causa from the Stockholm School of Economics. Prior to joining the Yale faculty, Professor Macey was the J. DuPratt White Professor of Law and director of the John M. Olin Program in Law and Economics at Cornell Law School, and a professor of law and business at Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Business. He has served as a professor of law at The University of Chicago Law School and as a visiting professor of law at Harvard Law School.

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