Richard Squire

Karl W. Leo Visiting Professor of Business Law


Richard Squire is visiting Duke Law in the fall 2018 semester from the Fordham University School of Law where he is the Alpin J. Cameron Chair in Law. He publishes primarily on the subjects of corporate law and corporate bankruptcy, and he has also written articles on antitrust and securities regulation. A member of the Fordham faculty since 2006, he has twice been elected Fordham Law School's Teacher of the Year, in 2010 and 2011. He previously taught at Harvard College, where he won the Allyn Young Award for excellence in teaching principles of economics. From 2001 to 2002 he clerked for Judge Robert D. Sack on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and between 2002 and 2005 he was an associate with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York City.

During the fall semester of 2013, he was the Joseph F. Cunningham Visiting Professor of Commercial & Insurance Law at Columbia Law School.

During the 2012-13 school year, Professor Squire was a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, JD, magna cum laude, 2001
  • Harvard Business School, MBA, 2001
  • Bowdoin College, BA, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1993