Elliott J. Weiss

Charles E. Ares Professor Emeritus of Law

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Complete List of Publications

Education

  • LL.B. Yale Law School
    1964
    Order of the Coif, Note and Comment Editor of the Yale Law Journal
  • B.A. Dartmouth College
    1961
    Graduated cum laude.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • California (inactive)

Work Experience

  • Charles E. Ares Professor of Law
    University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, AZ
    1992 - Present
  • Professor of Law
    University of Arizona College of Law
    1991 - 1992
  • Visiting Professor
    U.C.L.A. School of Law, Los Angeles, CA
    1987
  • Visiting Professor
    Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY
    1983 - 1984
  • Professor
    Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
    1979 - 1992
  • Visiting Professor
    New York University School of Law, New York, NY
    1980 - 1981
  • Associate Professor
    Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, New York, NY
    1977 - 1979
  • Writer-In-Residence
    The Conservation Foundation, Washington, DC (research supported by a grant from the Ford Foundation)
    1976 - 1977
  • Executive Director
    Investor Responsibility Research Center, Washington, D.C.
    1972 - 1976
  • Acting Director
    Policy Planning Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.
    1972
  • Assistant Director, Regional Legal Advisor, and Attorney-Advisor
    U.S. Agency for International Development, Islamabad, Pakistan and Washington, D.C.
    1967 - 1972
  • Associate
    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York, NY
    1965 - 1967
  • Law Clerk
    Judge Walter Pope, U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)
    1964 - 1965

Organizations

  • American Law Institute
    Member
    1983 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association, Corporation Law Committee
    1978 - 1992
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Corporation Law Committee
    Member
    1978 - 1981
  • American Bar Association, Committee on Securities Regulation, Sub-Committee on Proxy Solicitations and Tender Offers
    Member
    1977 - Present

Public & Institutional Service

  • National Adjudicatory Council, NASD-Regulation, Review Subcommittee
    1998 - 2002 (Also Member, Review Subcommittee, 1998 - 2004)
  • Of counsel to Objector, pro se, to award of fees to plaintiffs’ attorneys in connection with settlement of In re Banctec, Inc. Shareholders Litigation, C.A. 17092, Delaware Court of Chancery
    2000
  • Objector, pro se, to award of fees to plaintiffs’ attorneys in connection with settlement of Steiner v. CalMat Co., C.A. 16783, and related cases, Delaware Court of Chancery
    1999
  • Consultant, Office of the General Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, DC.
    1997 - 1998
  • Board of Advisors, Columbia University Center for Law and Economic Studies
    1975 - 1987
  • Consultant, The Ford Foundation
    1978
  • Rapporteur, ALI-ABA Regional Symposium on the Structure and Governance of Corporations
    1978
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Corporate Disclosure, Securities and Exchange Commssion
    1976 - 1977
  • Rapporteur, Corporation and Society Seminar, Aspen Institute
    1976