Sunday, April 28, 2019
Congratulations to Chicago Alumni and Fellows who secured tenure-track jobs this year on the teaching market (UPDATED)
MOVING TO FRONT FROM APRIL 22
Another strong year for Chicago alums and Fellows on the teaching market. Although there were clearly more schools hiring this year, demand was remarkably weak in certain areas, like intellectual property. Happily, almost all our candidate secured offers, and several secured multiple offers. Here they are (with one omission [a Fellow] that will be added later when the decisions can be made public):
Ilya Beylin '08, who will join the law faculty at Seton Hall University. He graduated from the Law School with Honors and Order of the Coif, where he was Articles Editor of the Law Review. He clerked for Judge Stephen Williams on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell and then Sidley Austin, both in New York, as well as General Counsel of AngelList. He was a VAP and a postdoctoral scholar at, respectively, NYU Law School and Columbia Law School. His teaching and research interests include corporate law and finance, securities regulation, derivatives and other financial regulation, and bankruptcy.
Gregory Buchak '19, who will join the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. He will earn his J.D. and his Ph.D. in Finance both from the University of Chicago in June. At the Law School, he was a member of the Law Review and a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar. His teaching and research interests include corporate and consumer finance, law & economics, banking, and financial regulation.
Courtney Cox’14, who will join the law faculty at Fordham University. She graduated with Highest Honors and Order of the Coif from the Law School, where she was also a member of the Law Review, a Rubenstein Scholar and a Kirkland & Ellis Scholar. Before coming to Chicago, she earned her D.Phil. in Philosophy from Oxford University. Upon graduation from the Law School, she clerked for Judge Lynch on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and was then an associate focusing on intellectual property litigation at Ropes & Gray in Boston. Her teaching and research interests include intellectual property, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, jurisprudence, civil procedure, and property.
Stephanie M. Didwania '09, who will join the law faculty at Temple University. She graduated with Honors from the Law School, where she was the Comment and Development Editor of the University of Chicago Journal of International Law. She clerked for Judge Paez on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and earned a Ph.D. in Managerial Economics and Strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2016. Most recently, she was a Bigelow Fellow at the Law School. Her teaching and research interests include criminal law and criminal justice, intellectual property, torts, and antitrust.
Emma Kaufman, who will join the law faculty at New York University. She is currently a Bigelow Fellow at the Law School. She graduated from Yale Law School in 2015, where she was Comments Editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, she earned a D.Phil. in Criminology as a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University. Before coming to Chicago, she clerked for Judge Tatel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and for Judge Oetken on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Her teaching and research interests include criminal law and procedure, immigration law, administrative law, and remedies.
James (Jamie) Macleod ’12, who will join the faculty at Brooklyn Law School. He graduated with High Honors and Order of the Coif from the Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review and a Kirkland & Ellis scholar all three years. He clerked for Judge Lohier on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and was a litigation associate, first at Williams & Connolly in D.C. and then at Gibson Dunn in New York, before joining Columbia Law School as an Associate-in-Law in 2017. His teaching and research interests include criminal law, torts, evidence, criminal procedure, legislation, and experimental jurisprudence.
Manisha Padi, who will join the law faculty at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently a Bigelow Fellow at the Law School. She received her J.D. from Yale and her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT, both in 2017. Her teaching and research interests include contracts, bankruptcy, financial institutions, corporate law and finance and empirical legal studies.
Kyle Rozema, who will join the law faculty at Washington University, St. Louis. He is currently the Behavioral Law & Economics Fellow at the Law School. He received his J.D. in 2011 from Washington University, St. Louis and his PhD in Economics from Cornell University in 2015, with a dissertation on tax policy. He was a post-doctoral Fellow in Empirical Legal Studies at Northwestern before coming to Chicago in 2017. His teaching and research interests include federal income taxation, tax policy, law & economics, empirical legal studies, patents and torts.
Emily Winston '10, who will join the law faculty at the University of South Carolina. She is currently the Jacobson Research Fellow in Law & Business at New York University School of Law, where she was previously a Clinic Fellow and Supervising Attorney in the Business Law Transactions Clinic from 2014-16. Prior to joining NYU, she was a corporate associate at Dewey & LeBoeuf and then Paul Hastings, focusing on cross-border securities and corporate finance transactions involving Latin American companies. Her teaching and research interests include corporate law, securities regulation, contracts, international business transactions, and nonprofit and philanthropy law.
You can see a complete list of the several hundred alumni in teaching here.