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Franklin A. Gevurtz

Franklin Gevurtz

Distinguished Professor of Law
Director, Pacific McGeorge Global Center for Business and Development
B.S., University of California, Los Angeles
J.D., University of California, Berkeley


Phone: 916.739.7178
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Representative Scholarship


CORPORATION LAW (West, 1st ed. 2000, 2d ed. 2010).

BUSINESS PLANNING (Foundation Press, 1st ed. 1991, 4th ed. 2008).

Removing Revlon, 70 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1485 (2013).

Why Delaware LLCs?, 91 Or. L. Rev. 57 (2012), reprinted in 55 Corp. Practice Commentator 75 (2013).

The Globalization of Corporate Law: The End of History or a Never-ending Story?, 86 Wash. L. Rev. 475 (2011).

The Role of Corporate Law in Preventing a Financial Crisis: Reflections on in re Citigroup Inc., Shareholder Derivative Litigation, 23 Pac. McGeorge Glob. Bus. & Dev. L.J. 113 (2010), edited version reprinted as a chapter in Vasudev & Watson, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AFTER THE FINANCIAL CRISIS (Edward Elgar 2012).

Law Upside Down: A Critical Essay on Stoneridge Investment Partners, LLC v. Scientific-Atlanta, Inc., 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. (Coll.) 448 (2009).

Disney in a Comparative Light, 55 Am. J. Comp. L. 453 (2007).

U.S. National Report to the XVII International Congress of Comparative Law: Vertical Restraints on Competition, 54 (supp.) Am. J. Comp. L. 357 (2006) .

The Historical and Political Origins of the Corporate Board of Directors, 33 Hofstra L. Rev. 89 (2004).

Piercing Piercing: An Attempt to Lift the Veil of Confusion Surrounding the Doctrine of Piercing the Corporate Veil, 76 Or. L. Rev. 853 (1997).

Squeeze-outs and Freeze-outs in Limited Liability Companies, 73 Wash. U.L.Q. 497 (1995), reprinted in 37 Corp. Practice Commentator 509 (1995), abridged version reprinted in 3 J. L.L.Cs. 79 (1996).

The Business Judgment Rule: Meaningless Verbiage or Misguided Notion? 67 So. Calif. L. Rev 287 (1994).

Courses: Antitrust, Business Associations, Business Planning, Federal Securities Regulation, Torts

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