February 20, 2008
Oregon Law Professor Robert Illig to Speak at ENR Fireside Conversation Series Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 4:30 p.m.
The University of Oregon’s School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Program, along with the University of Oregon’s Environmental Studies Program, continues its “Earth on Fire: A Series of Fireside Conversations on Global Warming” 2007-2008 series with a talk by School of Law Professor Robert Illig, who will speak on “Environmental Entrepreneurship.”
Professor Illig teaches advanced business law, mergers and acquisitions and private equity and venture capital courses at Oregon Law. Prior to joining Oregon’s faculty, Illig practiced corporate and securities law at Nixon Peabody LLP in London and New York. He was responsible for a wide range of negotiated transactions in the U.S. and abroad, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and private equity transactions. Professor Illig is a 1996 graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School where he was the senior managing editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review. He is also the author of “What Hedge Funds Can Teach Corporate America: A Roadmap for Achieving Institutional Investor Oversight,” and “Minority Investor Protections as Default Norms: Using Price to Illuminate the Deal in Close Corporations.”
The event will take place Wednesday, Feb. 27, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., in the Many Nations Longhouse adjacent to the School of Law. It is free and open to all members of the University community.