John Coffee is the Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and a reporter for the American Bar Association for its Model Standards on Sentencing Alternatives and Procedures and for the American Law Institute’s Principles of Corporate Governance. He was a Reginald Heber Smith fellow for one year, doing poverty law litigation in New York City. In the early 1970’s Coffee was a corporate lawyer with Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Following that he was a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. He has been listed by the “National Law Journal” as one of “The 100 Most Influential Lawyers in the United States.”
Some of Coffee’s publications include “Cases and Materials on Securities Regulation”, “Knights, Raiders and Targets: The Impact of the Hostile Takeover”, “Cases and Materials on Corporations”, and “Business Organization and Finance”.
Source-European Corporate Governance Institute