Onnig H. Dombalagian

George Denègre Professor of Law

Office Address
Weinmann Hall, Room 230D
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Education & Affiliations

JD, cum laude, 1995, Harvard Law School
AB in computer science, summa cum laude, 1992, Harvard College


Onnig Dombalagian specializes in U.S. and international regulation of securities and derivatives markets and the relationship of federal and state law in the governance of public companies.

Professor Dombalagian joined the Tulane Law School faculty in 2003 and served as the Vice Dean for Academic Affairs from 2016–2020. He previously served as an attorney fellow at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as an associate in Cleary Gottlieb's Washington D.C. office. Professor Dombalagian clerked for the Hon. J. Edward Lumbard of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upon graduating from law school.

Professor Dombalagian is currently serving a second term as a non-industry member of FINRA's National Adjudicatory Council and continues to serve as an arbitrator with FINRA Dispute Resolution.

He received the Felix Frankfurter Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007 and was a visiting professor at the American University of Armenia in 2000.