AB, Phi Beta Kappa, with distinction, 1995, Stanford University
JD, magna cum laude, 2000, Harvard Law School
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 Corporate 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 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.