Ann M. Lipton is an experienced securities and corporate litigator who has handled class actions involving some of the world’s largest companies.
She joined the Tulane Law faculty in 2015 after two years as a visiting assistant professor at Duke University School of Law, where she taught securities litigation and a seminar on the financial crisis. In 2016, she was named as Tulane's first Michael Fleishman Professor in Business Law & Entrepreneurship.
Lipton clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter and 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Edward Becker before handling securities and corporate litigation at the trial and appellate levels at law firms in New York City. She also worked briefly for the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As a scholar, Lipton explores corporate functioning and the relationships between corporations and investors. She has articles forthcoming in the Georgetown Law Journal, Washington University Law Review and the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy. She also blogs regularly for the Business Law Prof Blog.
The law school is sharing Lipton with Tulane’s Murphy Institute, where she’ll help develop undergraduate courses on economic regulation.
Professor Lipton's CV | SSRN author page
Fall 2016 - Business Enterprises
Spring 2017 - Securities Regulation; Financial Crisis Seminar