Introducing Guest Blogger Kristin Johnson

I’m delighted to introduce Professor Kristin Johnson who will be guest blogging with us this month.  Kristin is an Associate Professor of Law at Seton Hall Law School and specializes in the regulation and governance of financial institutions and financial markets participants. Kristin teaches Business Associations, Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance. Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, she was Assistant General Counsel and Vice President at JPMorgan.  Before that, Kristin was an associate at Simpson, Thatcher and Bartlett LLP in New York, where she represented issuers and underwriters in domestic and international debt and equity offerings, lenders and borrowers in banking and credit matters and private equity firms and publicly traded companies in mergers and acquisitions. Prior to law school, she was an analyst at Goldman Sachs & Co.

Kristin received her B.A., cum laude, from Georgetown University, and her J.D., from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as Notes Editor of the Michigan Law Review. Following graduation, she served as a Bates International Research Fellow and clerked for the Honorable Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr., previously of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and currently serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Her most recent publications include:

* Things Fall Apart: Regulating Credit Default Swaps in the Battle of Man v. the gods of Risk, 82 Colorado L. forthcoming 2010)

* Back to the Future: Regulating Financial Markets in the Wake of the Crisis, 40 Seton Hall L. Rev. (forthcoming 2010) (solicited piece)

* Four Funerals and a Wedding: Federal Preemption of Fiduciary Duty Liability, (forthcoming 2010)

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