Minor Myers

Professor of Law
Minor Myers
(860) 570-5114
Office: Hosmer 224
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Minor Myers is a Professor of Law at UConn School of Law, having joined the faculty in 2019. He teaches Business Organizations, Private Equity and Hedge Funds, and Corporate Finance. He has also taught at Brooklyn Law School and Yale Law School.  

In his research, he specializes in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. His work on corporate law has been cited and relied on by the Delaware courts in major opinions, including the Dell appraisal case, and it has also been relied on by the blue-ribbon committee in Delaware that proposes amendments to that state's corporate code. He and his research have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the Financial Times, among other publications. He has presented his work at the American Law and Economics Association annual meeting, the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, and the NYU/Penn Conference on Law & Finance, among others. He had a paper selected for the Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum in 2015 and also in 2013.

Outside of the academy, he works with entities involved in corporate litigation and also offers expert advice on corporate governance matters. He earlier practiced law in the corporate and litigation departments of Debevoise & Plimpton in New York, and he also served as law clerk for Judge Peter W. Hall and then Judge Ralph K. Winter of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a native of New London, Connecticut, and is a graduate of Yale Law School and Connecticut College.

Minor Myers, Incentive Awards for Plaintiffs: Law, Economics, and Policy, 72 Vand. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2019) (with C. Korsmo).

Minor Myers, Do the Merits Matter? Empirical Evidence on Shareholder Suits from Options Backdating Litigation, 164 U. Penn. L. Rev. 291 (2016) (with Q. Curtis).

Minor Myers, Appraisal Arbitrage and the Future of Public Company M&A, 92 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1551 (2015) (with C. Korsmo).

Minor Myers, Fixing Multi-Forum Shareholder Litigation, 2014 U. Ill. L. Rev. 467. 

Minor Myers, The Decisions of Corporate Special Litigation Committees: An Empirical Investigation, 84 Ind. L. J. 1309 (2009).

Recent In The Media
Minor Myers in Law360: High Expectations For Easy Pivot To McCormick In Chancery (Apr 13, 2021)