Business Law

Professor Steve Bradford

C. Steven Bradford Henry M. Grether, Jr. Professor of Law

Professor Bradford joined the faculty in 1987. He received his B.S. degree (summa cum laude) from Utah State University in 1978; an M.P.P. from Harvard University in 1982; and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School in 1982. From 1982 to 1986, he worked for the law firm of Jenkens & Gilchrist in Dallas, Texas and, during the 1986-87 academic year, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University.

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Shannon Doering Adjunct Law Professor

Shannon L. Doering was born in Wessington Springs, South Dakota January 6, 1974.  He was admitted to the bar in Nebraska and U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska in 1999.  He has also been admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and before courts in South Dakota.  He received his law degree from the University of Nebraska (J.D. with high distinction 1999) and graduation from Dakota Wesleyan University (summa cum laude 1996). 

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Professor Brian Lepard

Brian D. Lepard Harold W. Conroy Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of LL.M. Program in Global Legal Practice

Professor Lepard is a leading expert in the fields of international law, human rights law, comparative law, and tax law.  He joined the faculty in 1995. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1983. At Princeton, he was named a Scholar of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and concentrated on the study of international law and organization, receiving a prize from the Woodrow Wilson School for his thesis on the development of the idea of the League of Nations in France during the First World War.

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Brett Stohs

Brett C. Stohs Clinical Associate Professor of Law & Cline Williams Director of the Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic

Professor Stohs joined the faculty in March 2012 to establish and direct a new in-house legal clinic that provides legal assistance to entrepreneurs and startup businesses. Since the Weibling Entrepreneurship Clinic opened in 2013, Professor Stohs has been pursuing research interests in the application of mind mapping software to clinical legal education. His particular interests relate to using mind mapping techniques to optimize client assignments to student participants in a live-client clinic. 

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Professor Adam Thimmesch

Adam Thimmesch Professor of Law

Professor Adam Thimmesch joined the faculty in 2012. His research focuses largely on state taxing jurisdiction and tax compliance issues. His articles have appeared in a variety of publications, including the Virginia Tax Review, the Florida Tax Review, the Utah Law Review, the Denver Law Review, and the Temple Law Review. He frequently speaks at academic and professional conferences around the country and blogs as a member of The SurlySubGroup.

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James Tierney

James F. Tierney Assistant Professor of Law

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