Marcel Kahan and Stephen Choi retain primacy in Corporate Practice Commentator poll

Marcel Kahan

For the sixth year in a row, articles authored or co-authored by both Marcel Kahan, George T. Lowy Professor of Law, and Stephen Choi, Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, appear on the Corporate Practice Commentator’s annual "Top 10 Corporate and Securities Articles" list. The poll tabulates the top selections by teachers of corporate and securities law from a pool of more than 580 articles published in 2011. Over the 18-year history of the annual lists, 17 of Kahan’s articles and 12 of Choi’s articles have been recognized by their peers, putting Kahan and Choi in first and second places, respectively, among all the authors selected since the poll began in 1994.

Stephen ChoiTwo of Kahan’s articles co-authored with Edward Rock appear on this year’s list: “When the Government Is the Controlling Shareholder,” from the Texas Law Review, and “The Insignificance of Proxy Access,” from the Virginia Law Review. Choi’s “Motions for Lead Plaintiff in Securities Class Actions,” published in the Journal of Legal Studies, also made the 2011 list.

In addition to Kahan and Choi, Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, has had three articles included on the lists. William Allen, Nusbaum Professor of Law and Business, and Geoffrey Miller, Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law, have each been recognized for an article as well.

Posted on April 18, 2012