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Dorothy S. Lund

Dorothy S. Lund

Assistant Professor of Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 464
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Last Updated: January 6, 2020




Dorothy Lund focuses her scholarship and teaching in the areas of corporate law, corporate governance, securities regulation, contracts, and mergers and acquisitions. Her research has appeared or is forthcoming in the Stanford Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Journal of Corporation Law, the Delaware Journal of Corporation Law, and the Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance.

After earning a BA from Pomona College, Lund received a JD from Harvard Law School, where she was an Olin Fellow in Law and Economics. She then clerked for Chief Justice Leo E. Strine Jr. of the Delaware Supreme Court and Judge Joel M. Flaum of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Lund also practiced corporate law as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Before joining USC Gould in 2018, Lund was a Bigelow Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • "Toward a Mission Statement for Mutual Funds in Shareholder Litigation," 87 University of Chicago Law Review (forthcoming 2020) (with Sean J. Griffith). - (SSRN)
  • "Conflicted Mutual Fund Voting in Corporate Law," 99 Boston University Law Review 1151 (2019) (with Sean J. Griffith). - (SSRN) - (Hein)
  • "Nonvoting Shares and Efficient Corporate Governance," 71 Stanford Law Review 687 (2019). - (SSRN) - (Hein)
  • "Sexual Harassment and Corporate Law,"  (with Daniel Jacob Hemel) 118 Columbia Law Review 1583 (2018)  - (SSRN) - (www)
  • “The Case Against Passive Shareholder Voting,” 43 Journal of Corporation Law  493 (2018)  - (SSRN) - (Hein)
  • “Lessons from SEC v. Citigroup: The Optimal Scope for Judicial Review of Agency Consent Decrees,” 15 Journal of Business & Securities Law 63 (2014). - (Hein) - (SSRN)
  • "Time to Amend the Delaware Takeover Law," 39 Delaware Journal of Corporation Law 77 (2014)  (with Stephen M. Shapiro). - (Hein)
  • "A Competition Act by India, for India: The First Three Years of Enforcement," 5 Indian Journal of International Economic Law 59 (2012). - (Hein)
  • "Federalizing Fiduciary Duty: The Altered Scope of Officer Fiduciary Duty Following Orderly Liquidation Under Dodd-Frank," 17 Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance 223 (2012). - (Hein)
  • “Kiobel and Corporate Immunity Under the Alien Tort Statute,” 52 Harvard International Law Journal 209 (2011) (online comment). - (PDF)

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
July 1, 2020
Re: Edward Kleinbard

An obituary for the late Edward Kleinbard appeared in LA Times. Michael Hiltzik of the Times highlighted some of Kleinbard’s acerbic comments about public policy. "We are inundated today by economic noise and fog designed to generate superficially plausible rationales for what at bottom are simply jerk-like instincts," Kleinbard said. An obituary for Kleinbard also appeared in Law 360. He was also mentioned in Politico.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Nomi Stolzenberg
May, 2020

"The Great Schism: Battles for Control in the Satmar Community," Progressive Property Conference, Fordham Law School, New York, NY.

Nomi Stolzenberg
May, 2020

Nomi Stolzenberg participated in an online conversation, "Who Are the Haredim? A Decade of Research on Kiryas Joel, New York," with B'Nai David-Judea.

Robert K. Rasmussen
May, 2020

Robert Rasmussen is part of a working group of bankruptcy academics that sent a letter to Congress urging an increase in capacity in the bankruptcy system given the expected increased demand on bankruptcy courts due to the COVID-19 virus.