Joan MacLeod-HeminwayJoan MacLeod Heminway, Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law.
Professor Heminway is the College of Law Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville and a fellow of the Center for Business and Economic Research, the Center for the Study of Social Justice, and the Center for Corporate Governance at UT-Knoxville. Prior to entering academia, Professor Heminway spent 15 years practicing in the areas of public offerings, private placements, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and restructurings in the Boston office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Her scholarship focuses on securities disclosure law and policy (especially under Rule 10b-5) and corporate governance issues under federal and state law. She coauthored (with Douglas M. Branson, Mark J. Loewenstein, Marc I. Steinberg & Manning G. Warren, III) a business law text, entitled Business Enterprises: Legal Structures, Governance, and Policy (2nd edition forthcoming in 2012) and edited and coauthored the 2007 book, Martha Stewart’s Legal Troubles. She received her A.B. from Brown University and her J.D. from New York University School of Law.
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