Minor Myers

Associate Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Areas of Expertise
Corporate Law
Local Government Law
B.A., Connecticut College
J.D., Yale Law School

Professor Minor Myers Details New Perspectives on Stockholder Litigation

Professor Minor Myers, who focuses his scholarship on corporate governance and stockholder litigation, recently co-authored a new article forthcoming in the Ohio State Law Journal exploring whether the merits matter in suits brought by stockholders to challenge mergers.
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Professor Minor Myers Comments on HP Shareholder Suit in New York Times

Professor Minor Myers recently spoke to the New York Times about the outcome of a shareholders’ suit against HP.
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Forthcoming Paper on Appraisal Rights by Professor Minor Myers Highlighted in New York Times

The New York Times DealBook blog recently discussed the trend of exercising appraisal rights, which allow shareholders in the midst of an acquisition to request a court’s assessment of share values. The article highlighted a paper co-written by BLS Professor Minor Myers and former BLS Professor Charles Korsmo, now at Case Western Reserve Law School, that explores the benefits of appraisal remedies during public company mergers.
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Professor Minor Myers Featured in NY Times Article on Shareholder Activism

3/5/2014 Professor Minor Myers was featured today in the New York Times for a draft paper that he is co-authoring with Charles Korsmo, a former visiting associate professor at BLS. The article highlights their findings – taken from a work-in-progress titled Appraisal Arbitrage and the Future of Public Company M&A – on the “skyrocketing” number of appraisal rights actions.   Read More

Professor Minor Myers’ Article on Retired Supreme Court Justices Cited in Washington Post

3/12/2013 Professor Minor Myers’ article, “The Judicial Service of Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justices,” 32 Journal of Supreme Court History 46 (2007), was prominently cited in a recent Washington Post article.  Read More

Professor Minor Myers on the Frustrations of U.S. Shareholders in the Financial Times

In a recent Financial Times article, Professor Minor Myers commented on new options for frustrated U.S. shareholders. Whereas unhappy investors once felt their only choices were to sell their stock or sue the company, the SEC has begun to force boards of directors to properly respond to their majority holders.
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Visiting Assistant Professor Myers Editorializes About Globalization of Olympics

In “How Freedom Turned Talent into Olympic Gold,” co-writers George L. Priest and Professor Minor Myers compare the success of various countries in the 2008 Summer Olympics to economic globalization. Published in the Wall Street Journal, the article explores the similarities between cornering different athletic fields with cornering different economic markets.
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