Dr. Haskell Murray
Dr. Haskell Murray
Assistant Professor of Management
Email: Dr. Haskell Murray
- J.D. – Georgia State University College of Law
- B.A. - Rhodes College (Business Administration)
- International Commercial Arbitration Certificate at Johannes Kepler Universität
- Assistant Professor – Belmont University (Nashville, TN)
- Assistant Professor – Regent University School of Law (Virginia Beach, VA)
- Visiting Professor – Georgia State University College of Law (Atlanta, GA)
- Corporate Attorney – Weil, Gotshal, & Manges (New York, NY)
- Corporate Attorney – King & Spalding (Atlanta, GA)
- Judicial Clerk – Delaware Court of Chancery (Wilmington, DE)
- Defending Patagonia: Mergers & Acquisitions with Benefit Corporations, 9 Hastings Bus. L. J. 485 (2013) (invited symposium article).
- Choose Your Own Master: Social Enterprise, Certifications and Benefit Corporation Statutes, 2 Am. U. Bus. L. Rev. 1 (2012) (invited symposium article).
- Purpose with Profit: Governance, Enforcement, Capital-Raising and Capital-Locking in Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies, (co-author) 66 U. Miami L. Rev. 1 (2011).
- "Latchkey Corporations": Fiduciary Duties in Wholly Owned, Financially Troubled Subsidiaries, 36 Del. J. Corp. L. 577 (2011).
- An Analysis of Actions Brought Pursuant to DGCL 220 When Discovery is Stayed Pursuant to the PSLRA, 1740 Practicing Law Institute/Corporate 55 (2009).
- Annual Survey of Georgia Business Associations, (co-author) 59 Mercer L. Rev. 35 (2007).
- Note on the Georgia Residential Mortgage Fraud Act, 22 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 49 (2005).
- Law & Society Annual Meeting, Corporate Law and Social Entrepreneurship (presenter and panelist), May 31, 2013
- The Association of American Law Schools (AALS), Jurisdictional Competition and Benefit Corporations (presenter), January 5, 2013
- American Bar Association (Corporate Governance), Emerging Issues in Benefit Corporation Law and Practice (presenter), November 16, 2012
- University of California (Hastings) College of the Law, Defending Patagonia: Mergers & Acquisitions with Benefit Corporations (keynote speaker), October 19, 2012
- American Bar Association (LLC Institute), Drafting LLC Agreements for Nonprofit and Social Enterprise LLCs (panelist), October 18, 2012
- Southeastern Law Scholars Conference (SELS), Jurisdictional Competition and Benefit Corporations (presenter), September 22, 2012
- Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS New Scholar), Choose Your Own Master: Social Enterprise, Certifications, and Benefit Corporation Statutes (presenter), August 3, 2012
- American University Washington College of Law, Choose Your Own Master: Social Enterprise, Certifications, and Benefit Corporation Statutes (presenter and panelist), April 18, 2012
- Southeastern Law Scholars Conference (SELS), Purpose with Profit: Governance, Enforcement, Capital-Raising and Capital-Locking (presenter), October 29, 2011
SELECTED AWARDS & HONORS
- Center for Law, Economics & Finance – Junior Scholar Finalist (2013)
- Social Science Research Network – Ranked in Top 10% for Law Faculty (2012-13)
Professor Murray teaches business law, negotiations, and mediation at Belmont. His research areas include alternative dispute resolution, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, and social enterprise law.
Professor Murray received his B.A. in Business Administration from Rhodes College where he concentrated his studies in Finance and International Business. He received his J.D., on scholarship, from Georgia State University College of Law where he was elected to the editorial board of the school’s main law review, graduated second in his class, was a Bleckley Inn of Court Pupil, and received “high distinction” for his pro bono work. Professor Murray received a certificate in International Commercial Arbitration from Johannes Kepler Universität in Linz, Austria where he received a CALI Award for outstanding academic performance.
Before entering academia, Professor Murray practiced law as a member of King & Spalding’s M&A/Corporate team in Atlanta, GA, where he worked on domestic and international transactions, mediated landlord-tenant cases pro bono, and engaged in a general corporate practice. Professor Murray left King & Spalding to clerk for former-Vice Chancellor Stephen P. Lamb on the Delaware Court of Chancery. Following his clerkship, Professor Murray was recruited to Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York City, NY where he practiced as part of the firm’s Corporate Governance & Securities Litigation group.
Prior to joining Belmont University’s faculty, Professor Murray taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgia State University College of Law and as an Assistant Professor at Regent University School of Law. Professor Murray has taught, worked, and studied in over a dozen countries: Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States.