Professor Omari Simmons presents at Conference on ‘Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise’ at Notre Dame Law on March 3-4

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Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons, founder and director of the law school’s Business Law Program, will present at the Conference on the “Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise” on March 3-4, 2017, at Notre Dame Law School.

Professor Simmons, along with approximately 30 other scholars, is contributing a chapter to the “Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise,” edited by Benjamin Means and Joseph Yockey.  Professor Simmons’ chapter is titled “Judging the Public Benefit Corporation (PBC).”

Professor Simmons teaches Contracts, Business Associations, and Corporate Governance, among other courses. His research interests include corporate governance and higher education policy.  His recent articles have appeared in the Notre Dame Law Review, Illinois Law Review, Arizona State Law Review, Wake Forest Law Review, among others.  Prior to joining the Wake Forest Law School faculty, Professor Simmons worked as corporate counsel for two multi-national corporations and as an associate at the law firm of Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C. Immediately after law school, he clerked for the Honorable E. Norman Veasey, Chief Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court. Professor Simmons is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Business Associations.