Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law
Columbia Law School
1988, Law degree (Hons), University of Freiburg; 1989, LLM (Hons), University of London; 1992, Assessor (Hons), State of Hamburg, Germany; 1994, MPA, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; 1998, JD (Hons), University of Munich, Faculty of Law. 1993-95, Senior Research Fellow, Central European University Privatization Project; 1995-98, Research Associate, Harvard Institute for International Development; 1994-95 and 1998-99, Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; 1998-99, Research Associate, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg; 2000-01, Assistant Professor for Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. With Columbia Law School: 2001-04, Associate Professor of Law; since 2005, Professor of Law; since 2008, Michael I. Sovern Professor of Law. Former Elected Member of the Board, American Association of Law and Economics. Fellow, NASDAQ Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets.