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Dorothy S. Lund

Dorothy S. Lund

Assistant Professor of Law

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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
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

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Ariela Gross
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Thomas D. Lyon
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