Jeremy Weisman

Jeremy  Weisman
Office: Ornstein - Chemistry

Supervisor/s

Prof. Sharon Hannes

Biography

Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, Jeremy immigrated to Israel in 2000. After completing military service, Jeremy spent four years at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, earning an LLB, LLM and MBA, and serving as a senior editor of "Mechkaray Mishpat" (the Bar-Ilan Law Review). Following a year working in the international corporate division at a leading Israeli law firm, Jeremy commenced studies toward a PhD in law at Tel Aviv University's Zvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies.
For 2011, Jeremy was appointed a Visiting Fellow at the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School, and the following year as a Visiting Researcher, also at Harvard Law School. During the summer of 2012, Jeremy explored questions in legal ethics in Poland and Germany as a member of FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethic). Jeremy's primary research focuses are corporate governance and law & technology.
As the focus of his dissertation, Jeremy puts-forth a fair and efficient solution for valuing and treating uncertain, future harms. In particular, developing a model for contingent products-liability creditors of manufacturing firms based on respecting the scope, symmetry and the safety of potential (future) harms at the present.

Research Interests

Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Products-Liability, Law & Economics, Privacy law, Law & Technology.

CV

Education

Present- 2009 PhD [Law] candidate Tel Aviv University: Buchman Faculty of Law

Fellow, Tzvi Meitar Center for Advanced Legal Studies

Dissertation Title: “Optimal Anti-Certainty” – a Respect-Based Approach for Valuing Uncertain Harms. Faculty Advisor - Prof. Sharon Hannes - Buchman Faculty of Law, Director of Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law.

2012-2013 Visiting Researcher, Harvard Law School

Faculty Host: Professor Lucian A. Bebchuk,

2012 Summer Fellow, FASPE – Fellowships at Aushwitz for Study of Professional Ethics

Member of delegation exploring the legal profession’s role in enhancing or stymieing ethical behavior

2011 – 2012 Fellow, Program for Corporate Governance, Harvard Law School

Program Director: Professor Lucian A. Bebchuk,

2007–2006 LLM Bar Ilan University: Faculty of Law

Magna Cum Laude [2nd in Class]; Member of Senior Editing Staff of Bar Ilan Law Review – Mechkary Mishpat

2006–2003 LLB Bar Ilan University: Faculty of Law

Magna Cum Laude; Member of Editorial Board of Bar Ilan Law Review Mechkary Mishpat; Captain - Univ. Debate Society

2007 – 2005 MBA Bar Ilan University: Faculty of Social Sciences

International MBA – Program conducted entirely in English; Focus on international commerce.

2005-2003 Bar Ilan University: Center For Advanced Torah Studies

Member of Institute’s Advanced Talmud Study Program; Recipient of Spiegelman Award for academic achievement.

 

Academic and Professional Experience

2013 Teaching Assistant, Buchman Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University Course: The Economics of the Japanese Law with visiting Prof. J. Mark Ramseyer

Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University

2014 Course: Legal Research Methods – preparing 2nd year law students for academic research and writing.

2010-2009 Course: Corporate Law, Prof. David Haan

2007-2005 Course: Enrichment Lessons for 1st year legal students of minority backgrounds and new immigrants.

2009 – 2008 Legal Clerkship: Yigal Arnon & Co. International Dept.

 

Specializing in international mergers & acquisitions, V.C. investments, and corporate finance.

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