August 12 at 4:32 pm EDT
105 Ives Hall
Partner Event with Christian Legal Society
David Skeel is the Caryl Louise Boies Visiting Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and the S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is author of The New Financial Deal: Understanding the Dodd-Frank Act and its (Unintended) Consequences (Wiley, 2011); Icarus in the Boardroom: The Fundamental Flaws in Corporate America and Where They Came From (Oxford, 2005); Debt’s Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (Princeton, 2001); and numerous articles on bankruptcy, corporate law, Christianity and law, law and literature, gambling, and other topics. He has just completed the manuscript of his fourth book, tentatively entitled A True Paradox: How Christianity Makes Sense of Our Beautiful and Painful World. His commentary has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Weekly Standard, Books & Culture, and elsewhere. He is an elder at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia.