Jason W. Parsont

Post-Doctoral Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law

Office: Jerome Greene Hall, Room 844
435 West 116th Street
New York NY 10027
Tel: (212) 854-1571
Email: jwp71@columbia.edu
Jason W. Parsont is a Lecturer-in-Law and a Post-Doctoral Research Scholar for Professor John C. Coffee, Jr. His research is focused on securities regulation, corporate law, and the root causes of the recent financial crisis. Prior to re-joining Columbia Law School, Jason practiced corporate and securities law at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York from 2007-2011. In addition, he was a Careers-in-Law-Teaching Fellow at Columbia Law School and a clerk to the Honorable Judge Paul C. Huck in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Jason is the Editor-At-Large of the CLS Blue Sky Blog, Columbia Law School's Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets. He is also a member of the New York City Bar Association's Securities Regulation Committee.

  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2007 (Stone Scholar)
  • B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University, 2004

Areas of Expertise

  • Securities Regulation and Corporate Law

Selected Publications

  • Crowdfunding: The Real and the Illusory Exemption, 4 Harv. Bus. L. Rev ___ (forthcoming Spring 2014)
  • NRSRO Nullification: Why Ratings Reform May Be in Peril, 77 Brook. L. Rev. 1015 (2012)