Paul Rose

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Robert J. Watkins/Procter & Gamble Professor of Law; Director, Law, Finance & Governance
Contact Information:

(614) 688-5818 Drinko 220D


Curriculum Vitae Publications

  • B.A., Brigham Young University, Philosophy, 1995 (with honors)
  • J.D., U.C.L.A. School of Law, 2001

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Areas of Expertise:
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Foreign Trade and Investment
  • Hedge Funds
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity Funds
  • Securities Law
  • Venture Capital

Professor Paul Rose teaches Business Associations, Comparative Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, Investment Management Law, and Securities Regulation. He has written extensively on sovereign wealth funds, corporate governance, and securities regulation, and he has consulted with and provided testimony on these topics to numerous regulators and other agencies, including the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission; the Government Accountability Office; and the Congressional Research Service. He is an affiliate with the Sovereign Wealth Fund Initiative, a research project at The Fletcher School at Tufts University, a non-resident fellow of the ESADEgeo-Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics, an affiliate with IE Business School, and an affiliate with the Sovereign Investment Lab, a research project at Università Bocconi.

Prior to joining the faculty at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Professor Rose was a visiting assistant professor in securities and finance at Northwestern University School of Law. Before joining Northwestern, Rose practiced law in the corporate and securities practice group of Covington & Burling LLP’s San Francisco office. He worked as an assistant trader in equity and emerging market derivatives at Citibank, N.A. in New York prior to attending law school.