Professor Bainbridge Named One of the 100 Most Influential People in Corporate Governance

September 27, 2012 – For the third time, Professor Stephen Bainbridge, the William D. Warren distinguished professor of law, has been selected for the 2012 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) “Directorship 100,” the prestigious list of the most influential people in corporate governance and the boardroom. He will be recognized in the November/December 2012 issue of NACD Directorship magazine in the category of Governance Professionals and Institutions. Professor Bainbridge was also selected for inclusion in the NACD Directorship list in 2008 and 2011.

Professor Bainbridge, who joined the UCLA Law faculty in 1997, currently teaches Business Associations, Advanced Corporation Law and a seminar on corporate governance. He is a prolific scholar whose work covers a variety of subjects, with a strong emphasis on the law and economics of public corporations. He is the author of the award-winning blog,

In 2008, Professor Bainbridge received UCLA School of Law’s Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 1990, the graduating class of the University of Illinois College of Law voted him “Professor of the Year.”

From 1994 to 1996, Professor Bainbridge was a Salvatori Fellow with the Heritage Foundation. He currently serves on the American Bar Association’s Committee on Corporate Laws and on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Markets and Morality and as chair of the executive committee of the Federalist Society’s Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group.

To view the “Directorship 100” list, please click here.