Pollman, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Pollman

Professor of Law
William M. Rains Senior Research Fellow

Elizabeth Pollman, Professor of Law, William M. Rains Senior Research Fellow

Courses Taught

  • Business Associations
  • Corporations
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Innovation & Regulation



  • 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 governance, corporate purpose, and corporate personhood as well as on startups, entrepreneurship, and law and technology. 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.

Selected Scholarship


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