Lisa M. Fairfax
University of Pennsylvania School of Law
Lisa M. Fairfax joins the University of Pennsylvania as a Presidential Professor and Co-Director of the Institute for Law & Economics (ILE). Before joining the Law School, Fairfax was the Alexander Hamilton Professor of Business Law at the George Washington University Law School and the Director of the GW Corporate Law and Governance Initiative. Fairfax teaches courses in the business area including Corporations, Contracts and seminars in securities law and corporate governance. Fairfax’s research and scholarly interests include matters related to corporate and board governance, board fiduciary duties, board-shareholder engagement, board composition and diversity, shareholder activism, affinity fraud, and securities fraud.