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John Collins Coffee,, American legal educator. Bar: New York 1970, United States District Courts (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, District of Columbia 1980. Reginald Heber Smith fellow, 1969-1970; named one of 100 Most Influential Lawyers, National Law Journal, 2006.

Background

Coffee,, John Collins was born on November 15, 1944 in Albany, New York, United States. Son of John Collins and Mary E. (Morse) Coffee.

Education

Purcell. Bachelor, Amherst College, 1966. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1969. Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1976.

Career

Bar: New York 1970, United States District Court Justices (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, District of Columbia 1980. Association Cravath, Swaine& Moore, New York City, 1970-1976. Associate professor of law Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, 1976-1979.

Visiting professor University of Virginia Law School, Charlottesville, 1979. Adolf A. Berle professor of law Columbia University Law School, New York City, 1980. visiting professor Stanford University Law School, Palo Alto, California, 1987.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1970, United States District Courts (southern and eastern districts) New York 1974, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1974, District of Columbia 1980.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Knights, Raiders, and Targets: The Impact of the Hostile Takeover, 1988, Business Origanization and Finance, 5th edition, 1995, Cases and Materials on Securities Regulation, 8th edition, 1998, Cases and Materials on Corporations, 4th edition, 1995. Contributor articles to legal journals.

Membership

Member panel on sentencing research National Academy of Sciences, 1980-1983. Member Securities and Exchange Commission Advisory Committee on Capital Formation, 1995-1996, Subcoun. on Capital Markets, United States Competitiveness Policy Council, 1994, Standong Committee On Law and Justice National Research Council, 1992-1995. Legal advisory committee New York Stock Exchange, NADS, since 1996.

General council American Economic Association. Member legal advb. board National Association of Securities Dealers. Member market regulation committee National Association of Securities Dealers Regulation, Inc.

Member advisory board LENS, Inc. Member standong committee on law and justice National Academy of Sciences. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Bar Foundation.

Member American Law Institute (reporter project on corporation governance), American Bar Association (reporter minimum standards for criminal justice), American Association law School (chairman section on business associations 1981-1982, chairman committee on sections 1984-1985, chairman audit committee), Association Bar City of New York (committee on securities laws 1981-1992).

Connections

Married Jane Purcell, July 1, 1970.

father:
John Collins Coffee

mother:
Mary E. (Morse) Coffee

spouse:
Jane Purcell