Jonathan R. Macey

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law

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Professor Macey is the author of several books including the two volume treatise, Macey on Corporation Laws, published in 1998 (Aspen Law & Business), and co-author of two leading casebooks, Corporations: Including Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies (2003 Thompsen/West), which is in its eighth edition, and Banking Law and Regulation, (2002 Aspen Law & Business), which is now in its third edition. He also is the author of over 100 scholarly articles. His recent articles have appeared in the Banking Law Journal, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Stanford Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Cornell Law Review, the Journal of Law and Economics, and the Brookings Wharton Papers on Financial Institutions. He has published numerous editorials in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times and the National Law Journal.  Professor Macey is a member of the National Adjudicatory Council and the National Association of Securities Dealers.


  • JD, Yale Law School, 1982
  • PhD, honoris causa. Stockholm School of Economics, 1996