Jeremy McClane

Associate Professor of Law and Cornelius J. Scanlon Research Scholar

Jeremy McClane is a legal scholar whose research focuses on corporate and commercial transactions. His work combines empirical methods and systems analysis to study the impact of law on transactional outcomes. His most recent article, “Boilerplate and the Impact of Disclosure in Dealmaking,” forthcoming in the Vanderbilt Law Review, was selected for inclusion in the 2017 Stanford/Yale/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum. Other recent works include “Regulating Substance Through Form: Lessons from SEC’s Stylistic Disclosure Mandates,” forthcoming in the Harvard Journal on Legislation, “The Agency Costs of Teamwork,” published in the Cornell Law Review and selected for honorable mention in the 2015 AALS Scholarly Papers Competition, and “The Sum of Its Parts: Team Interaction in Securities Transactions,” published in the Fordham Law Review.

Professor McClane began teaching at the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2014, after working as a clinical instructor and lecturer at Harvard Law School, where he taught negotiation and dispute systems design. Prior to his teaching career, Professor McClane practiced in the International Capital Markets Group of the law firm of Allen & Overy in London and Paris, and Goldman Sachs International in London, where he conducted negotiations for a variety of international financial transactions involving securities, hedge funds and derivatives. He also served as in-house counsel for the London office of MFS Investment Management.

Professor McClane is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Michigan State University. In addition to his private practice experience, he served as a law clerk for the Judge Richard Cardamone of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. He was a Fulbright Scholar, studying economic and business development in the former Soviet Union.

In 2016, Professor McClane was honored to be the inaugural recipient of the Perry Zirkel teaching award at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Jeremy McClaneBoilerplate and the Impact of Disclosure in Securities Dealmaking 71 Vand. L. Rev. ___ (2018) (forthcoming).

Jeremy McClane, Regulating Substance Through Form: Lessons from SEC’s Stylistic Disclosure Mandates, 55 Harv. J. Legis.  ___ (2018) (forthcoming).

Jeremy McClane, The Agency Costs of Teamwork, 101 Cornell L. Rev. 5 (2016).

Jeremy McClane, The Sum of Its Parts: Team Interaction in Securities Transactions, 83 Fordham L. Rev. 131 (2015) 

Jeremy McClane, Class Action in the Age of Twitter: A Dispute Systems Approach 19 Harvard Negot. L. Rev. 213 (2014).