Michael Siebecker

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Corporate Social Responsibility
Agency, Partnerships, and LLCs

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Corporations and Corporate Governance
First Amendment Law
Corporate Social Responsibility
Business Law

B.A., magna cum laude, Yale University
J.D., Columbia Law School
LL.M., Columbia Law School
M.Phil., Columbia University
Ph.D., Columbia University

After graduating magna cum laude from Yale University, Professor Siebecker earned a J.D. and LL.M. from Columbia Law School where he was both a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. As a President’s Fellow at the Columbia University Graduate School, he received a Ph.D. in Political Science. Prior to teaching at the University of Florida College of Law from 2005 through 2012, Prof. Siebecker worked at the New York firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore in both the litigation and corporate departments.

Prof. Siebecker’s research addresses the intersection of law and political theory, focusing primarily in the areas of corporate law, securities regulation, corporate social responsibility, and corporate speech. His widely quoted publications appear in a variety of leading journals, treatises, and books, including the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LAWREVIEW, the FORDHAM LAW REVIEW, the GEORGE WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW, the WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, the WILLIAM & MARY LAWREVIEW, the OHIO STATE LAW JOURNAL, the CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW, the ALABAMA LAW REVIEW, and the FIRST AMENDMENT HANDBOOK. Previously, Professor Siebecker represented a group of socially responsible investment firms as amicus curiae in Nike v. Kasky, a commercial speech case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Featured Publications

Corporate Compliance and Criminality: Does the Common Law Promote Culpable Blindness?, co-authored with Andrew Brandes, 50 Connecticut Law Review (forthcoming 2018).

Political Insider Trading, 85 Fordham Law Review 2717 (2017).

A New Discourse Theory of the Firm After Citizens United, 79 George Washington Law Review 102 (2010).

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