William K. Sjostrom

Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae

SSRN Published Papers

Representative Publications

  • Business Organizations:  A Transactional Approach (2d ed. 2016).
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2014).
  • Sjostrom's An Introduction to Contract Drafting (2012).
  • The AIG Bailout, 66 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 943 (2009).
  • Carving a New Path to Equity Capital and Share Liquidity, 50 B.C. L. Rev. 639 (2009).
  • The Birth of Rule 144A Equity Offerings, 56 UCLA L. Rev. 409 (2008).
  • Complete List of Publications

Education

  • J.D. The University of Notre Dame Law School
    1996
    Graduated magna cum laude
  • B.S. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    1991
    Graduated with high honors

Work Experience

  • Professor of Law
    James E. Rogers College of Law
    2009 - present
  • Professor of Law (previously Assistant & Associate Professor of Law)
    Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    2002 - 2008
  • Senior Associate
    Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., Minneapolis, Minnesota
    2001 - 2002
  • Assistant General Counsel
    Genmar Holdings, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota
    1999 - 2001
  • Associate
    Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., Minneapolis, Minnesota
    1996 - 1999
  • Floor Manager and Trader
    JSS Investments, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago, Illinois
    1991 - 1993

Organizations

  • Association of American Law Schools, Securities Regulation Section
    Member, Executive Committee
    2009 - present
  • Association of American Law Schools, Securities Regulation Section
    Chair
    2011 - 2012

Public & Institutional Service

  • Board Member, Academy of Greater Cincinnati, Inc. (non-profit school for gifted children)
    2007 - 2009
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association Committee to Review and Update the Kentucky business Corporation Act
    2004 - 2006