William K.
Sjostrom
Professor of Law
Office Number: 
255
Office Phone: 
5206266451
Office Fax: 
5206219140

Biographical Information

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. (Finance)
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