Jared A. Ellias

Visiting Associate Professor of Law

Associate Professor, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

AB, University of Michigan
JD, Columbia Law School

Areas of Interest
Bankruptcy, Contracts, Economics & Law

Professor Jared A. Ellias is a visiting associate professor of law at the Boston University School of Law.  He is visiting from the faculty of the University of California Hastings College of the Law, which he joined in the fall of 2014, after serving as a lecturer and teaching fellow at Stanford Law School. Prior to joining Stanford Law School, Professor Ellias was an associate in private practice at Brown Rudnick LLP in New York, where he represented financial institutions and ad hoc and statutory creditor committees in corporate restructuring transactions, both in and out of bankruptcy court. He has trial experience in the bankruptcy courts of the District of Delaware, the Western District of Louisiana and the Southern District of New York.

Professor Ellias’ current research focuses on the governance of large bankrupt firms and the role played by activist investors. He is also studying agency costs in distressed firms more generally. His research interests include corporate bankruptcy, corporate governance, contract law, empirical methods in social science, and law and economics.

Professor Ellias received his JD from Columbia Law School in 2008 and his AB from the University of Michigan in 2005.

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