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Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State

Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State

Law and Capital Markets @ Ohio State is a program of The Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. The nonpartisan program aims to further the study of capital markets and corporate law. The program hosts multiple events throughout the year in Columbus and key financial centers. These events generate open and vigorous exchange about the leading problems and issues dealmakers face and are commonly co-sponsored by private organizations.

Deborah Merritt

John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law; Courtesy Professor of Sociology; Courtesy Professor of Public Policy and Management, and Associate Faculty Member in Women’s Studies
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
(614) 688-4039

Professor Deborah Merritt is a scholar in the fields of affirmative action, evidence, and law and social science. She teaches a seminar on the Business of Law and conducts research on trends in legal education and law practice. She co-authored Learning Evidence: From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom with her Moritz colleague, Ric Simmons. She has also written a number of articles on myriad topics that have been published in such publications as the Indiana law Journal, the Arizona State Law Journal, the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, and the Columbia Law Review. Prior to joining the Moritz faculty, Professor Merritt served as Professor of Law, Professor of Women’s studies, Advisor to the Joint JD/MD Program, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois. She worked as a litigation associate for Bondurant, Miller, Hishon & Stephenson (n/k/a Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore) and clerked for Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court of the United States. Full Bio

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