Professor William Fisher teaches and writes in the areas of securities regulation and corporate law. He has authored numerous articles on securities law topics, and his scholarship has appeared or is forthcoming in the Emory Law Journal, BYU Law Review, Pepperdine Law Review, and Business Lawyer, among other venues. Since 2002, Professor Fisher has also authored the Caselaw Developments section of the American Bar Association’s Annual Review of Federal Securities Regulation. Prior to joining the Richmond Law faculty, Professor Fisher taught at Tulane Law School and the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. He is also a former partner at Pillsbury Winthrop LLP, where he specialized in federal securities litigation and lawsuits involving corporate fiduciary duties, and where his writing earned him a Burton Award for Legal Achievement.
Predicting a Heart Attack: The Fundamental Opacity of Extreme Liquidity Risk, __ Temple L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2014). [SSRN]
Annual Review of Federal Securities Law Regulation: Caselaw Developments 2012, 68 Bus. Law. 839 (2013). [W]
Obligations and Potential Liabilities of Attorneys in Public and Private Offerings, in Venture Capital & Public Offering Negotiation (3d ed. 2014 supp.).
Obligations of Attorneys in Public and Private Offerings, Chapter 36, in Venture Capital & Public Offering Negotiations (Michael J. Halloran et al. eds., 3d ed. rev. 2010).
Corporate Law and Governance
Small Business Organization and Finance Documentation