Jennifer H. Arlen
Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
Founder and Faculty Director, Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement
Jennifer Arlen is an internationally recognized expert on corporate criminal and civil enforcement, director and officer liability, and compliance. Author of more than 50 scholarly publications, she currently is the Associate Reporter for Principles of the Law of Criminal, Civil, and Administrative Enforcement Against Individuals and Companies for Organizational Misconduct in the American Law Institute’s Principles of Law on Compliance, Enforcement, and Risk Management for Corporations. She is past President of the American Law and Economics Association and the Society for Empirical Legal Studies (which she co-founded in 2005), and serves on the Editorial Board of the American Law and Economics Review. She also is a regular keynote speaker around the world. Arlen received her B.A. in economics from Harvard College (1982, magna cum laude) and her J.D. (1986, Order of the Coif) and Ph.D. in economics (1992) from New York University. She has been a Visiting Professor at the California Institute of Technology, Harvard Law School, and Yale Law School, and was the Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor of Law and Business at USC Gould School of Law before coming to NYU. She clerked for Judge Phyllis Kravitch on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Arlen teaches Corporations, Business Crime, and a seminar on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing. She regularly teaches intensive graduate courses in Europe relating to using regulatory and criminal liability to deter misconduct.