Matthew C. Jennejohn

Justin W. D'Atri Visiting Professor of Law, Business, and Society (Fall 2019)

Matthew C. Jennejohn

Matthew
C.
Jennejohn
Justin W. D'Atri Visiting Professor of Law, Business, and Society (Fall 2019)

Matthew Jennejohn is an Associate Professor of Law at the BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School. He teaches and writes on topics relating to contracts, innovation, competition law, and corporate governance. His research explores the relationship between legal institutions and economic growth, with a particular focus upon transaction design and private ordering. His current projects examine new forms of collaborative contracting in a variety of high technology industries, develop new empirical methods for studying the structure of complex contracts such as M&A agreements, and explore the integration of natural language and blockchain contracting. As part of his research on new developments in contract design, he participates in the Legal Working Group of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and is affiliated with the Accord Project.

Matthew Jennejohn's work has been presented at leading venues, such as the American Law and Economics Association's annual meeting, and published in top journals, such as the Stanford Law Review. He also organizes the BYU Law Winter Deals Conference, which gathers researchers and thought leaders in a variety of markets to Park City, UT.

He teaches classes on Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Organizations, First-Year Contracts, and Empirical Methods in Law, and he is currently developing a course on blockchain contracting based upon the Ethereum platform.

Prior to joining the academy, Matthew Jennejohn practiced in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling LLP and served as a law clerk for Vice Chancellor Leo E. Strine, Jr. of the Delaware Court of Chancery. He is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law, the London School of Economics, and Brigham Young University.

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