Name

Richard W. Painter

Keyword: 
Law
Richard W. Painter
Job Title: 
Professor
Law School
612-626-9707

Areas of Expertise

  • Securities law and regulation
  • Corporate governance
  • Government ethics
  • Professional responsibility

Notable Achievements

  • S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law
  • Associate Counsel to the President (2/05 to 7/07) in the White House Counsel's office, serving as the chief ethics lawyer for the President, White House employees and senior nominees to Senate-confirmed positions in the Executive Branch
  • Provided invited testimony before committees of the U.S. House of Representatives or the U.S. Senate on securities litigation and/or the role of attorneys in corporate governance on four separate occasions
  • Member of the American Law Institute and an adviser for the new ALI publication "Principles of the Law, Government Ethics."
  • Author of "Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference," Oxford University Press, 2009

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