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Omari Scott Simmons

Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law
Director, Business Law Program

336.758.4493
simmonos@wfu.edu
Worrell 3139

Books

Narratives Transformed: College Access from the Bottom-Up (Johns Hopkins University Press).

Potential On The Periphery: College Access From The Ground Up (Rutgers Univ. Press 2018).

Book Chapters

Judging the Public Benefit Corporation, in The Cambridge Handbook of Enterprise Law, Benjamin Means & Joseph Yockey editors (2018).

Articles

Delaware's Global Threat, 41 Journal of Corporation Law 1 (2015).

The Social Capital Deficit: Without the Right Relationships Many Students Miss College Opportunities (interview), Journal of College Admission (2015).

Class Dismissed: Rethinking Socio-Economic Status and Higher Education Attainment, Arizona State Law Review (2014).

Muted Deterrence: The Enhanced Attribution of Liability to U.S. Higher Education Institutions for Student Safety, 22 Torts Law Journal 75 (2014).

For-Profits and the Market Paradox, 48 Wake Forest Law Review 333 (2013).

The Corporate Immune System: Governance from the Inside-Out, 2013 University of Illinois Law Review 1132 (2013).

Innkeepers: A Unifying Theory of In-House Counsel Value, 41 Seton Hall Law Review 77 (2011).

For Stronger K-16 Bridge, Reform College Counseling (invited commentary), Education Week at 22 (2011).

Administration's Higher Education Goals Unattainable without K-16 Bridge, THE HUFFINGTON POST, February 25, 2011 (Op-Ed), (2011).

Corporate Reform as a Credence Service, 5 Journal of Business & Technology Law 1 (2010).

Picking Friends from the Crowd: Supreme Court Amicus Participation as Political Symbolism, 42 Connecticut Law Review 185 (2009).

Taking the Blue Pill: The Imponderable Impact of Executive Compensation Reform, 62 S.M.U. Law Rev. 299 (2009).

The Under-examination of In-house Counsel, 11 Transactions; Tennessee Business Journal 145 (2009).

Branding the Small Wonder: Delaware's Dominance and the Market for Corporate Law, 42 U. RICH. L. REV. 1129 (May 2008)., 42 University of Richmond Law Review 1129 (2008).

Other

Corporate Political Activism 5.0, reviewing Elizabeth Pollman & Jordan M. Barry, Regulatory Entrepreneurship, 90 S. CAL. L. REV. 383 (2017 (2017).

Re-examining In-House Counsel Liability, Prepared for Ass'n of Corporate Counsel for Eastern North Carolina and North Carolina Bar Ass'n (April 26, 2011).

Revolution of Rising Expectations: Youth at the National Youth Summit Raise their Voices, Ed.gov Blog (February 28, 2011).

Biggest Triumphs, Biggest Mistakes, Outline materials prepared for 2010 Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Workshop for New Law Teachers, Washington, DC (June 17, 2010).

Taking the Blue Pill (excerpted in CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: THEORY, LAW, AND POLICY), CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: THEORY, LAW, AND POLICY (December 2009).

'Social Capital' and College Counseling, Chronicle of Higher Education, Headcount Blog (March 21, 2001).