2017-2018 Law and Business Entrepreneurship Fellows

Emily Winston
Emily is the 2017 -2018 Jacobson Fellow in Law and Business at New York University School of Law. From 2014 – 2016 she was a Clinic Fellow and Supervising Attorney in NYU Law’s Business Law Transactions Clinic.

Before joining NYU Law, Emily practiced at Dewey & LeBoeuf and Paul Hastings, where her practice focused on cross-border securities and corporate finance transactions involving Latin American businesses. She served as a C.V. Starr Lecturer at Peking University School of Transactional Law from 2010 – 2011 where she taught several courses on legal research and writing.  She is also regularly involved in representing pro bono clients in immigration matters.

Emily holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Government and Politics, with honors, from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.  Her current research focuses on how the governance structure of socially driven business affects their pursuit of social goals.  Her other research interests include law and economic development, financial regulation and social enterprise.


Benefit Corporations and the Separation of Benefit and Control, Cardozo L. Rev., forthcoming (2018), available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2967448     


Dr. Anat Alon-Beck 

Anat is the 2017-2018 Jacobson Fellow in Law and Business at New York University School of Law.  Her research focus is in corporate law, entrepreneurship and innovation, with an interdisciplinary emphasis on the intersection of law with business, management, finance, ethics, strategy, society, sustainability and the natural environment. She is passionate about empowering women to advance in entrepreneurship and leadership positions in the business world.

She is currently co-authoring an article, with Constance E. Bagley from Yale School of Management,  on private-public-partnerships, to further cooperation among researchers in government, universities and private firms, to apply cutting edge innovations in the life sciences to pressing health issues.

Anat holds J.S.D. and LL.M. degrees, with honors, from Cornell Law School, where she served as an Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. She received her LL.B. from Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law, and served as an Associate Editor of Theoretical Inquiries in Law.

Previously, she served as a Visiting Assistant Professor, in the Department of International Business and Management at Dickinson College. At Dickinson, she co-developed the Eco-E Path Mosaic, which incorporated the study of sustainable entrepreneurship into Dickinson’s liberal arts program, and paved the way for the newly designed Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate.

Selected Publications:

Beck, A. A. 2017. The Coalition Model, A Private-Public Strategic Innovation Policy Model for Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in the Era of New Economic Challenges.  Washington University Global Studies Law Review. Issue #2 of Volume #17. Forthcoming (listed on SSRN’s top 10 download list). Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2975650.

Stout L. A., Beck, A. A., et al. 2016. The Modern Corporation Statement on Company Law. Social Science Research Network. (A statement of certain fundamentals of corporate law, applicable in almost all jurisdictions, in an effort to help prevent analytical errors which can have severe the damaging effects on corporations and corporate governance). Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2848833.

Selected Works In Progress:

Beck, A. A. The Law of Social Entrepreneurship - Creating Shared Value through the Lens of Sandra Day O’Connor’s iCivics.

Beck, A. A. Can Social Impact Investors Mimic Venture Capitalists?

Beck, A. A. Assessing Social Impact Metrics.

Beck, A. A., & Sulkowski, A. Metrics of Success for Social Enterprises.

Beck, A. A., & Fratantuono, M. i’Civics: Business Case Study - Strategic Challenges of a Social Entrepreneurial Nonprofit.

Beck, A. A. Fast Fashion: Maximizing Shareholder Value, Corporate Governance and Ethical Business Leadership in a Global Economy.

Beck, A. A. Policy Recommendations for a Public-Private Sustainable Infrastructure Plan.