Stanislav Dolgopolov is the inaugural recipient of the Lowell Milken Institute Law Teaching Fellowship. Dolgopolov’s primary research interests pertain to regulatory aspects of the architecture of securities markets and the law and economics approach to insider trading and its regulation, and he has published several articles on such topics as the impact of insider trading and other forms of informed trading on bid-ask spreads, the origins of insider trading regulation and Chinese Walls, and the boundaries of fiduciary duties of market makers.
Dolgopolov received his B.S.B.A. in Finance cum laude with departmental honors from Drake University, his M.B.A. with concentrations in Analytic Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School. While at law school, he was a member of the Michigan Law Review and the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review, and held the John M. Olin Fellowship in Law and Economics.
Dolgopolov served as a research assistant to Professor Henry G. Manne, one of the founding fathers of the law and economics movement and the dean emeritus of the George Mason University School of Law. After law school, he worked as a finance and real estate attorney at an international law firm in Charlotte, NC and then served as a consultant to a local law firm in Moscow, Russia.
Dolgopolov’s recent scholarship includes, "Insider Trading, Informed Trading, and Market Making: Liquidity of Securities Markets in the Zero-Sum Game" in the William & Mary Business Law Review (2012), and "A Two-Sided Loyalty?: Exploring the Boundaries of Fiduciary Duties of Market Makers" in the U.C. Davis Business Law Journal (2011).