2018-2019 Law and Business Entrepreneurship Fellows

Emily Winston

Emily has been a Jacobson Research Fellow in Law and Business at New York University School of Law since 2016. 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 LLP and Paul Hastings LLP, where her practice focused on cross-border securities and corporate finance transactions involving Latin American businesses. She also served as a C.V. Starr Lecturer at Peking University School of Transactional Law in Shenzhen, China from 2010 – 2011 where she taught several courses on legal research and writing. 

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 examines the relative influence of different stakeholder groups on corporate decision-making.  Her other research interests include corporate governance and regulation, law and development, and social entrepreneurship.  Emily is a member of the New York State Bar.


Benefit Corporations and the Separation of Benefit and Control, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 1783 (2018), available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2967448

Benevolent BlackRock and the Limitations of Shareholder Power (work in progress), abstract available at: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3219871


Dr. Anat Alon-Beck    

Anat is the 2017-2019 Jacobson Fellow in Law and Business at New York University School of Law.  Her research focus is in corporate law, corporate governance, 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.

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.

Publications and Works in Progress:

Unicorn Stock Options - A Golden Goose or Trojan Horse? (work in progress)

The New Unicorn Investors - Disruptors or Distractors? ( work in progress) 

International Public-Private-Partnerships (work in progress) (with Professors Constance E. Bagley & Fiona Murray)

Preparing for the Apocalypse: A Multi-Prong Proposal to Develop Countermeasures for Biological, Chemical, Radiological, and Nuclear Threats (with Constance E. Bagley), Cardozo L. Rev., forthcoming (2018) (listed on SSRN’s top 10 download list), available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3146442

The Law of Social Entrepreneurship - Creating Shared Value through the Lens of Sandra Day O’Connor’s iCivics, 3 (20) U. Pa. J. Bus. L., forthcoming (2018) (listed on SSRN’s top 10 download list), available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3064448

The Coalition Model, A Private-Public Strategic Innovation Policy Model for Encouraging Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth in the Era of New Economic Challenges, 2 (17) Wash. U. Global Stud. L. Rev., forthcoming Spring 2018 (listed on SSRN’s top 10 download list), available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2975650

Case Study: Sisu Global Health: Choice of Social Enterprise Form (teaching material, work-in-progress) 

The Modern Corporation Statement on Company Law (with Professor Lynn A. Stout and others) [link]