The Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law is one of the premier student-edited business law journals in the country. Our articles, essays, notes, and comments, as well as the transcripts from our annual symposia and the annual lectures sponsored by the Fordham Corporate Law Center, address important issues arising in banking, bankruptcy, corporate governance, capital markets, finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and tax practices. These scholarly works, which have made the Journal the most-cited specialty journal in banking and finance, provide judges, policymakers, regulators, practitioners, and market participants with timely analyses of important developments in business law. For more on the Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law, please visit www.fordhamcorporatejournal.org

Current Issue: Volume 29, Issue 1 (2023)



Is a Ban on Non-Competes Supported by Empirical Evidence?
Sarah Oh Lam
Thomas Lenard
Scott Wallsten




The Public’s Companies
Andrew K. Jennings


Alex Lindsey

Managing Editor

Vivian Y. Zhang

Online Content Editor

Casey O'Connor

Editorial Board

Soo Young Yoon, Executive Notes & Articles Editor

Brandon Chesner, Senior Articles Editor

William Weingarten, Senior Notes Editor

Bolaji Ekhator, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Chair

Meredith Berger, Symposium Editor

Amanda Bradley, Notes & Articles Editor

Kate Christensen, Notes & Articles Editor

Adam Kravitz, Notes & Articles Editor

Jennifer Ligansky, Notes & Articles Editor

Patton Lu, Notes & Articles Editor

Michael Marrone, Notes & Articles Editor

Rahul Sukesh, Notes & Articles Editor

Associate Editors

Megan Arden

Mollie Bayer

Bradley Bourque

Rita Browne

Tyler Burggren

Gabrielle Celia

Angela Chow

Sarah Dieter

Jason Edelman

Lorraine Fernandes

Anaelle Ganase

Kevin Garofolo

Elizabeth Gass

Adam Guttentag

Katherine Huffman

Morgan Hunt

John Jeffrey

Joyce Lee

Hugh Malesh

Haley Manchon

Sahra Merchant

Karen Normil

Samuel Paine

Stephen Park

Sydney Paulen

Cameron Posillico

Sofía Inés Rocher Colón

Joseph Ryan

Shiva Sachdeva

Nicole Shields

Zachary Shulman

Justin Sofer

Alexander Stamboulidis

Allison Taylor

Kristopher Vahle

Jackson Weber

Faculty Advisors

Professor Sean J. Griffith

Professor Caroline M. Gentile