Peter Oh

W. Edward Sell Fellow
Professor of Law


Professor Oh’s scholarly and teaching interests are in the areas of corporate law and economic analysis of law.  His work has appeared in numerous academic journals, including the Boston University Law Review, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, and Texas Law Review, as well as been cited by numerous prominent courts, including the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. He has been described as “the country’s foremost thinker on issues of veil piercing,” and his contributions to this area as being “among the most important of any scholar working today.”

Professor Oh received his B.A. in Philosophy and Ethics, Politics & Economics from Yale University, and his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review.   He currently serves as the faculty advisor for the Journal of Law and Commerce as well as the J.D./M.B.A. programs with the University of Pittsburgh Katz School of Business and Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business.  He is also a recipient of the Law School’s Robert T. Harper Excellence in Teaching Award.

Key/Recent Publications

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Other Activities

The Character of Business Trusts, University of Cincinnati College of Law 30th Corporate Law Symposium (Mar. 2019).

The State of Business Trusts, American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting Section on Trusts & Estates (Jan. 2019).

Disregarding the Salmon Principle:  An Empirical Analysis, 1885-2014, University of Oxford Faculty of Law (July 2016); Notre Dame Law School Faculty Workshop (Feb. 2014); Canadian Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting (Sept. 2013); The Society of Legal Scholars Annual Meeting, University of Bristol, England (Sept. 2012).

Veil-Piercing Unbound, Distinguished Lecture, Queen Mary University of London School of Law (Mar. 2011); Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting Section on Remedies (Jan. 2011).

Reclaiming Private Law, Private Law Theory Workshop (July 2010).

Veil-Piercing, New Views of Corporate Separateness Conference, Vanderbilt University Law School (Nov. 2009).

Going Dark, The “Going Private” of U.S. Capital Markets Symposium Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the SEC (Feb. 2008)

Programs & Courses