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2017/18: Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

In Mergers and Acquisitions class, you learn about topics include the corporate and securities law governing various forms of mergers and acquisitions; business motivations for mergers; concerns of acquiring and acquired companies in friendly merger.

Professor Charles Korsmo

Charles R. Korsmo is a Professor of Law who teaches courses in corporate law, mergers, & acquisitions, corporate finance and torts. Korsmo’s articles have appeared in the Iowa Law Review, Washington University Law Review, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Journal of Corporation Law, William & Mary Law Review and Brooklyn Law Review, among others. His scholarship has been cited by the Delaware Court of Chancery, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

Prior to joining the faculty at Case Western, Korsmo was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Brooklyn Law School. Korsmo clerked for the Honorable Ralph K. Winter on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and practiced in the New York offices of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. From 2001-2003, Korsmo worked at the Environmental Protection Agency and for the U.S House of Representatives as staff for the House Policy Committee and the Homeland Security Committee. In 2011, President Obama appointed Korsmo to the Board of Trustees of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. He holds a BS in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a JD from Yale Law School.

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Professor Charles Korsmo 's Library Liaison: Lisa Peters

Lisa Peters

Lisa Peters teaches classes for CORE and Advanced Legal Research and manages the library’s digital repositories. In particular, she aids students and faculty in environmental, tax and business research. She is the library liaison to the Case Western Reserve Law Review. Peters has been employed at the library since 2000. She holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center, an MA in philosophy from the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle and a MLS in Library Science from Rutgers University.