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Randall S. Thomas has earned a reputation of being one of the most productive and thoughtful corporate and securities law scholars in the nation. His recent work addresses issues such as executive compensation, corporate voting, corporate litigation and the structure of firms. He joined the Vanderbilt law faculty in 2000, having served previously in on the law faculties of the University of Iowa, the University of Michigan, Duke University, Boston University, and the University of Washington. Prior to teaching law, Professor Thomas was in private practice for four years, and clerked for U.S. District Judge Charles Joiner of the Eastern District of Michigan. An acclaimed teacher, Professor Thomas teaches a variety of courses in the area of corporate law, including corporations and securities regulation. Professor Thomas also holds an appointment with the Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University.

Research Interests

Shareholder activism, Corporate and securities litigation, Executive compensation, Corporate voting

Working Papers


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