James Park is currently an Associate Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. He will be visiting UCLA School of Law for our Fall, 2012 semester, teaching courses on Securities Regulation and Accounting, Finance and the Law.
James Park is a widely published and well regarded scholar in the field of securities regulation and corporate law whose teaching and research interests also include civil procedure. Park’s recent publications include: Shareholder Compensation as Dividend, 108 MICH. L. REV. 323 (2009); Rule 10b-5 and the Rise of the Unjust Enrichment Principle, 60 DUKE L.J. 345 (Nov. 2010); and Rules, Principles, and the Competition to Enforce the Securities Laws, 100 CALIF. L. REV. (forthcoming Feb. 2012).
Park received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Miami University of Ohio in 1996. He earned his J.D. from Yale Law School in 2000, where he was awarded the William K.S. Wang Prize for best examination in Business Organizations, and the Charles G. Albom Prize for excellence in the preparation of a clinical appeal. Upon graduating from law school, Park clerked for Judge John G. Koeltl of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, and then for Judge Robert A. Katzmann, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Following his clerkships Park joined Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz as a litigation associate. He later became an Assistant Attorney General in the Investment Protection Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Park joined the faculty at Brooklyn Law School in 2007.