J. Robert Brown, Jr.
Corporations and Corporate Governance
Chauncey Wilson Memorial Research Chair
For more than two decades, J. Robert Brown has taught corporate and securities law, with a particular emphasis on corporate governance. He has authored numerous publications in the area and several of his articles have been cited by the US Supreme Court. Brown has also spent considerable time abroad, particularly in the former Soviet Union, advising governments in these areas. From 2000 – 2004, Brown served the University of Denver Sturm College of Law as an associate dean for academic affairs. He is an arbitrator for the FINRA and, among other outside activities, serves as the chairman of the board of directors of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.
- Essay: Law Faculty Blogs and Disruptive Innovation, 2 Journal of Law (1. J. Legal Metrics) 525 (2013).
- Essay: The Politicization of Corporate Governance: Bureaucratic Discretion, the SEC, and Shareholder Ratification of Auditors , to be published by the Harvard Business Law Review (2012).
- Corporate Governance: Cases and Materials, book chapter, Lexis-Nexis (2012).
- Dodd-Frank, Compensation Ratios, and the Expanding Role of Shareholders in the Governance Process, 2 HARV. BUS. L. REV. ONLINE 91 (2011).
- Returning Fairness to Executive Compensation, North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 84 (2009).