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Gayle Hyman

Gayle Hyman

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 28, 2019




Gayle Hyman is an attorney with extensive experience advising clients on corporate, securities, governance and international business matters. Most recently, she was the senior vice president of corporate affairs at Las Vegas Sands Corp. and has served in several other senior legal positions at Las Vegas Sands Corp., including as its general counsel.

Previously, Hyman was the deputy general counsel, finance and securities, at Allegheny Energy, Inc. Prior to that, she was a corporate attorney at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York and Hong Kong and at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York. In addition, she has taught U.S. business law at law schools in Debrecen, Hungary, and in Moscow, Russia.

Hyman received her JD, magna cum laude, from New York Law School, her MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and her BA with distinction from Stanford University. She is a member of the board of the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Nevada Chapter.  

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

San Francisco Chronicle
April 14, 2021
Re: Jean Lantz Reisz

Jean Reisz was interviewed about the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco's rejection of an earlier U.S. Board of Immigration Appeals decision that denied asylum to Salvadoran sisters who were harassed by a gang. “Their journey to asylum has been difficult and longer than it should have been,” she said. The judge and the board “ignored the evidence and denied lifesaving relief to the twins based on unlawful conclusions” that the court has now overturned. The article also appeared in Microsoft News.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Michael Simkovic
February, 2021

"Income Taxes and Work Hours," University of Virginia Law and Economics Workshop, University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, VA.

Dorothy S. Lund
February, 2021

“The Corporate Governance Machine” (with Elizabeth Pollman), 122 Columbia Law Review (forthcoming 2022)

Michael Simkovic
February, 2021

“Income Taxes & Work Hours,” Florida Tax Review.