Menesh S. Patel
Post-Doctoral Research Scholar
Program in the Law & Economics of Capital Markets
Columbia Law School & Columbia Business School
Officer of Research
Columbia Law School
Menesh Patel is the post-doctoral research scholar in the Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets at Columbia University. His primary research interests are in corporate law, securities regulation, antitrust, capital markets, and contracts.
At the Program in the Law & Economics of Capital Markets, Menesh conducts research and works with Professors Merritt Fox, Larry Glosten, and Edward Greene on Columbia’s Capital Markets Regulation course, fellow workshops, and other program activities. Menesh is preparing the book associated with the first stage of the program's New Special Study of the Securities Market.
Menesh graduated from Stanford Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Stanford Law Review, and has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before coming to Columbia in fall 2016, Menesh was in private practice at Sidley Austin in the firm's Chicago office. During his ten years in practice, Menesh focused on complex commercial matters, including high stakes antitrust, contract, and intellectual property matters. In 2012-2013, Menesh was a fellow at Stanford Law School.
- J.D., Stanford Law School, 2005
- Ph.D. (Economics), University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
- B.S., B.A., University of Iowa, 1996
- Does Insider Trading Law Change Behavior? An Empirical Analysis (2017) (working paper)
- Common Ownership, Institutional Investors, and Antitrust (2017), Antitrust Law Journal (forthcoming)
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