Professor Lynne Dallas Retires from University of San Diego School of Law

Retirement Celebration for Professor Lynne Dallas

Professor Lynne Dallas

SAN DIEGO (March 29, 2019) – Professor Lynne Dallas is retiring after more than thirty years at the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law.

An internationally recognized corporate governance and interdisciplinary scholar, Professor Dallas has taught a wide variety of business law courses at USD School of Law, including corporations, securities regulation, corporate finance, and antitrust as well as numerous seminars, such as law and socioeconomics, comparative corporate law and other business-related seminars.  Dallas is a founding and current member of the Women’s Corporate Law Professor Group and the executive committee of the Association of American Law Schools section on law and socioeconomics. USD has honored her teaching and scholarship as the Herzog Endowed Scholar (1999-00, 2008-09), University Professor (2002-03), and Class of 1975 Award Recipient (2014-15).

Professor Dallas practiced with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City as a securities, antitrust and corporate law litigator and corporate practitioner. She taught law at the University of Miami School of Law and American University Washington College of Law before joining the USD School of Law faculty in 1987. She has presented scholarly papers at numerous universities in the United States and abroad. "I have enjoyed and greatly value the many interactions I've had with students over the years and hope they are all doing well," said Professor Dallas reflecting on her experience at USD. “Lynne Dallas is an outstanding business law, renowned teacher and beloved colleague,” said Stephen C. Ferruolo, Dean of USD School of Law. “She will be sorely missed by her students and colleagues.”

Professor Dallas’ contact information can be found here if you would like to send your thoughts and well wishes.

USD School of Law is hosting a retirement celebration in honor of Professor Dallas on:

Friday, April 12, 2019
3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Program begins at 4 p.m.
Warren Hall Lobby

If you would like to RSVP for the retirement celebration, please click here.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school's faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 36th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 29th nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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