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Curriculum Vitae

I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School. I study the design of legal and political institutions. My research focuses on corporate governance, corporate misconduct, contract theory, and voting procedures.

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(1) “Designing Remedies to Compensate Plaintiffs for Unobservable Harms.” American Law and Economics Review, 2018. [ALER]

(2) “If Not the Index Funds, Then Who?”  Berkeley Business Law Journal, 2020. [BBLJ] [Featured on Columbia Blue Sky Blog]

(3) “Profiting from PollutionYale Journal on Regulation Bulletin, 2023 [Replication Files] [JREG] [Featured on Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance]

(4) “Corporate Liability, Collateral Consequences, and Capital Structure“ (Columbia Business Law Review, 2023) [CBLR] [Featured on ProMarket]

(5) “Beyond the Spoiler Effect: Can Ranked Choice Voting Solve the Problem of Political Polarization?” (with Edward B. Foley and Scott C. Ganz), (forthcoming, University of Illinois Law Review) [SSRN] [Featured on the Election Law Blog]

(6) “Robust Electoral Competition: Rethinking Electoral Systems to Encourage Representative Outcomes” (with Scott C. Ganz), (forthcoming, University of Maryland Law Review) [SSRN] [Featured on the Election Law Blog]

Working Papers

(7) “Mandatory Equity Issuances as a First-Best Solution to Punishing Corporate Misconduct,” R&R at Journal of Law and Economics.

(8) “Norm-Based Enforcement of Promises” (with Rebecca Stone and Alexander Stremitzer), R&R at Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.

(9) “The Strong Maximum Circulation Algorithm: A New Method for Aggregating Preference Rankings” (with Scott C. Ganz, Dorit S. Hochbaum, and James B. Orlin)

Academic Affiliations

University of Wisconsin Law School, Assistant Professor, 2021-

ETH Zurich Center for Law & Economics, Research Affiliate, 2021- ; Postdoctoral Scholar, 2019-2021


Business Organizations, Contract Law, Contract Theory and Design


Ph.D., Stanford Graduate School of Business, 2019

J.D., Stanford Law School, 2018

B.A., Oregon State University, 2011


Ned Foley (Ohio State), Ezra Friedman (Northwestern), Scott Ganz (Georgetown, AEI), Michael Gilbert (University of Virginia), Dorit Hochbaum (UC Berkeley), Jim Orlin (MIT), Aneesh Raghunandan (Yale), Rebecca Stone (UCLA), Alexander Stremitzer (ETH Zurich)