Jill E. Fisch is an internationally known scholar whose work focuses on the intersection of business and law including the role of regulation and litigation in addressing limitations in the disciplinary power of the capital markets. Her work has appeared in the top law reviews including the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, the Columbia Law Review, the Texas Law Review and the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Current projects include experimental research into retail investor decision-making, analysis of the structural and practical challenges posed by the financial regulatory process, and ongoing work on the theory and goals of private securities fraud litigation. Fisch has also focused in detail on the role of institutional investors in corporate governance, particularly shareholder voting.
Professor Fisch has traveled to a variety of countries including Japan, China, Germany, France, Israel, Switzerland, Norway, Sweden and England to lecture and present her research. She has met with scholars and regulators around the world to address issues resulting from the globalization of the capital markets. She recently partnered with Professor Brigitte Haar at Goethe University to teach a comparative corporate governance seminar to U.S. and German law students.
Professor Fisch teaches courses in corporate law, securities regulation, comparative corporate law and corporate governance. She received the Robert A. Gorman Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011 and the L.L.J. Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2016.
In addition to seving as a director of the European Corporate Governance Institute, Fisch is a member of the American Law Institute and a former chair of the Committee on Corporation Law of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She is co-director of the Penn Institute for Law & Economics, faculty co-director of the FINRA Institute at Wharton, and a member of the FINRA National Adjudicatory Council.