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University Distinguished Professor of Law


Education:

A.B., 1949, Harvard University
J.D., 1952, Yale University.

Professor Bromberg has been a senior fellow of the Yale law faculty and visiting professor at Stanford Law School. He is the author of a number of authoritative publications, including Securities Fraud and Commodities Fraud (2d edition, 6 volumes), Bromberg and Ribstein on Partnership (four volumes, more in preparation), Bromberg and Ribstein on Limited Liability Partnerships and the Revised Uniform Partnership Act, and numerous articles on tax, partnership, corporate, securities, and commodities law. A life member of the American Law Institute, he is a former chair of the Law School Publications Advisory Board of Matthew Bender & Co., and sits on the editorial boards of four corporate, securities, and derivatives reviews. He has drafted substantial parts of the Texas corporate, partnership, and securities statutes. He is active on six American Bar and Texas Bar committees in his areas of interest. He is a director of and co-chairs the Legislative Committee of the Texas Business Law Foundation. He practiced law in Dallas before joining the SMU faculty in 1956, and he is of counsel to Jenkens & Gilchrist, a Professional Corporation. He teaches courses primarily in business associations, securities regulation, and corporate planning.


Primary Articles

IMPLIED PRIVATE ACTIONS UNDER SARBANES-OXLEY, 34 Seton Hall L. Rev. 775-806 (2004) (with Lowenfels).

TEXAS BUSINESS ORGANIZATION AND COMMERCIAL LAW – TWO CENTURIES OF DEVELOPMENT, 55 SMU Law Review 83 (2002).

COMPENSATORY DAMAGES IN RULE 10B-5 ACTIONS: PRAGMATIC JUSTICE OR CHAOS?, 30 Seton Hall Law Review 1083 (2000) (with Lowenfels).

MISAPPROPRIATION IN THE SUPREME COURT, 32 Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation 37 (1998) (with Lowenfels).


Books

BROMBERG & LOWENFELS ON SECURITIES FRAUD AND COMMODITIES FRAUD, Supplements (with Lowenfels): 04-2 (Nov. 2004) 04-1 (July 2004) 03-2 (Dec. 2003) 03-1 (June 2003)

BROMBERG & LOWENFELS ON SECURITIES FRAUD AND COMMODITIES FRAUD, Supplements (with Lowenfels): 02B (Dec 2002) 02A (Sep 2002) 01B (Dec 2001, 541 pp.) 01A (Aug 2001, 318 pp.) 00B (Nov 2000, 323 pp.) 00A (Jun 2000, 669 pp.) 99B (Nov 1999, 698 pp.) 99A (May 1999, 534 pp.) 98C (Nov 1998, 998 pp.) 98B (Sep 1998, 340 pp.) 98A (Jun 1998, 275 pp.)

BROMBERG & RIBSTEIN ON PARTNERSHIPS, Supplements (with Ribstein): 05-1 (Dec. 2004) 04-2 (Aug. 2004) 04-1 (Dec. 2003) 03-2 (Aug. 2003)

BROMBERG & RIBSTEIN ON PARTNERSHIP, Supplements (with Ribstein): 02-2A (Dec 2002) 02-2 (Aug 2002) 02-1 (Dec 2001) 01-2 (Aug 2001) 01-1 (Dec 2000) 00-2 (Aug 2000) 00-1 (Dec 1999) 99-2 (Sep 1999) 99-1 (Dec 1998) 98-2 (1998) 98-1 (1998)

BROMBERG & RIBSTEIN ON LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS, THE REVISED UNIFORM PARTNERSHIP ACT AND THE UNIFORM LIMITED PARTNERSHIP ACT (2001): 2005 Edition 2003 Edition 2002 Edition 2001 Edition 2000 Edition 1998 Edition

BROMBERG & LOWENFELS ON SECURITIES FRAUD AND COMMODITIES FRAUD, republished in book form with addition of a 7th volume.


Other

BEYOND PRECEDENT: ARBITRAL EXTENSIONS OF SECURITIES LAW, 57 Business Lawyer 999 (2002) (with Lowenfels).

RULE 10B-5'S “IN CONNECTION WITH”: A NEXUS FOR SECURITIES FRAUD, 57 Business Lawyer 1 (2001) (with Lowenfels).

U.S. SECURITIES FRAUD ACROSS THE BORDER: UNPREDICTABLE JURISDICTION, 55 Business Lawyer 975 (2000) (with Lowenfels).

SUITABILITY IN SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS, 54 Business Lawyer 1557 (1999) (with Lowenfels).

LIABILITIES OF LAWYERS AND ACCOUNTANTS UNDER RULE 10B-5, 53 Business Lawyer 1157 (1998) (with Lowenfels).