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Faculty Profile

Elliott J. Weiss

Charles E. Ares Professor Emeritus of Law

E-mail:  Elliott J. Weiss
Office Number: 244
Office Phone: (520) 621-3578
Office Fax: (520) 621-9140

Courses Taught:
Securities Regulation - Law 658
Corporation II (Corporate & Securities Litigation) - Law 634
Corporations I - Law 616


SSRN Published Papers

Education

Yale Law School, LL.B (1964) Order of the Coif, Note and Comment Editor of the Yale Law Journal
Dartmouth College, B.A. (1961) cum laude

Admitted to Practice

California (inactive)
New York

Professional Work Experience

Charles E. Ares Professor of Law, University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, AZ, 1992 - Present
Professor of Law, University of Arizona College of Law, 1991 - 1992
Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY, 1979-1992
Associate Professor, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY, 1977 - 1979
Visiting Professor, U.C.L.A. School of Law, Los Angeles, CA, 1987
Visiting Professor, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY, 1983 - 1984
Visiting Professor, New York University School of Law, New York, NY, 1980 - 1981
Writer-In-Residence, The Conservation Foundation, Washington, DC (research supported by a grant from the Ford Foundation), 1976 - 1977
Executive Director, Investor Responsibility Research Center, Washington, D.C., 1972 - 1976
Acting Director, Policy Planning Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., 1972
Assistant Director, Regional Legal Advisor, and Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Agency for International Development, Islamabad, Pakistan and Washington, D.C., 1967 - 1972
Associate, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York, NY, 1965 - 1967
Law Clerk, Judge Walter Pope, U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit), 1964 - 1965

Representative Publications

File Early, Then Free Ride: How Delaware Law (Mis)Shapes Shareholder Class Actions, 57 Vand. L. Rev. 1797 (2004) (with Lawrence J. White).
CORPORATIONS, LAW AND POLICY: MATERIALS AND PROBLEMS (5th ed. 2003) (co-author, with Jeffrey D. Bauman & Alan R. Palmiter). [Law Reserve KF 1413 .B38 2003].
Pleading Securities Fraud, 64 Law & Contemp. Probs. 5 (Spring/Summer 2001); also available at: http://www.law.duke.edu/journals/64LCPWeiss.
Complete List of Publications

Organizations

American Bar Association, Committee on Securities Regulation, Sub-Committee on Proxy Solicitations and Tender Offers 1977 - Present
American Law Institute 1983 - Present
New York State Bar Association, Corporation Law Committee 1978 - 1992
Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Corporation Law Committee 1978 - 1981

Public Service

National Adjudicatory Council, NASD-Regulation, Review Subcommittee 1998 - 2002 (Also Member, Review Subcommittee, 1998 - 2004)
Of counsel to Objector, pro se, to award of fees to plaintiffs’ attorneys in connection with settlement of In re Banctec, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, C.A. 17092, Delaware Court of Chancery 2000
Objector, pro se, to award of fees to plaintiffs’ attorneys in connection with settlement of Steiner v. CalMat Co., C.A. 16783, and related cases, Delaware Court of Chancery 1999
Consultant, Office of the General Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC. 1997 - 1998
Board of Advisors, Columbia University Center for Law and Economic Studies 1975 - 1987
Consultant, The Ford Foundation 1978
Rapporteur, ALI-ABA Regional Symposium on the Structure and Governance of Corporations 1978
Member, Advisory Committee on Corporate Disclosure, Securities and Exchange Commssion 1976 - 1977
Rapporteur, Corporation and Society Seminar, Aspen Institute 1976