Speaker's BiographyJoel Seligman
President, University of Rochester
Joel Seligman, a leading expert in securities law, is president of the University of Rochester. He was dean of the Washington University School of Law and the University of Arizona College of Law, and a professor at the law schools of the University of Michigan, George Washington University and Northeastern University. Seligman co-authored the 11-volume "Securities Regulation," the leading treatise in the field, and wrote "The Transformation of Wall Street: A History of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Modern Corporate Finance." Seligman has authored or co-authored 20 books and more than 40 articles on securities and corporate law. He serves on the board of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and is a former board member of the National Association of Securities Dealers. He has also chaired the Securities and Exchange Commission's Advisory Committee on Market Information. Seligman earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his law degree from Harvard Law School.