Elizabeth PollmanAssociate Professor of Law
AB, with distinction, Stanford University
JD, with distinction, Stanford Law School, Order of the Coif
Professor Pollman teaches business law courses and her research focuses on corporate personhood, the constitutional rights of corporations, as well as on private company issues and entrepreneurship. She was the 2014 recipient of the ESBA Excellence in Teaching Award.
Before joining the Loyola faculty, Pollman was a fellow at the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University, and a teaching fellow at Stanford Law School. She previously practiced as a transactional lawyer and business litigator at Latham & Watkins in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. She clerked for the Honorable Raymond C. Fisher of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- Regulatory Entrepreneurship, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. _ (forthcoming 2017) (with Jordan M. Barry)
- Constitutionalizing Corporate Law, 69 Vand. L. Rev. _ (forthcoming 2016)
- The Derivative Nature of Corporate Constitutional Rights, 56 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1673 (2015) (with Margaret M. Blair)
- A Corporate Right to Privacy, 99 Minn. L. Rev. 27 (2014)
- Information Issues on Wall Street 2.0, 161 U. Pa. L. Rev. 179 (2012)
- Reconceiving Corporate Personhood, 2011 Utah L. Rev. 1629
Book Chapters, Essays & Shorter Works
- Corporate Law and Theory in Hobby Lobby, in The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty (Micah Schwartzman, Chad Flanders, & Zoë Robinson, eds.) (Oxford University Press 2016)
- Line Drawing in Corporate Rights Determinations, _ DePaul L. Rev. _ (2015) (invited symposium)
- Team Production Theory and Private Company Boards, 38 Seattle U. L. Rev. 619 (2015) (invited symposium)
- Citizens Not United: The Lack of Stockholder Voluntariness in Corporate Political Speech, 119 Yale L.J. Online 53 (2009)