David Millon J. B. Stombock Professor of Law

David Millon

Sydney Lewis Hall 4003
Curriculum Vitae

David Millon is the J.B. Stombock Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University. A highly respected scholar in the areas of corporate law and legal history, Millon has written about some of the most pressing issues of the day, from corporate social responsibility to the Enron collapse to the law and politics of hostile takeover regulation.

Millon has also published Select Ecclesiastical Cases from the King's Courts 1272-1307, which explores the relationship between the Catholic Church's court system and the King's common law courts during the reign of Edward I. The book was published by the Selden Society as part of its distinguished series on British legal history.

Millon currently serves as President of the Southeastern Association of Law Schools, an academic organization that sponsors an annual meeting attracting legal scholars from around the U.S. and abroad. From 2000 to 2006, Millon served W&L Law as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and from 1994-1997 as Director of the Frances Lewis Law Center, the law school's research and scholarship arm.

Millon holds undergraduate and master's degrees from Ohio State University, a Ph.D. from Cornell University and a J.D. from Harvard.

J.B. Stombock Professor of Law, Washington and Lee University, since 2001; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2000-06; Director, Frances Lewis Law Center, 1994-97; Professor of Law, 1994-01; Associate Professor, 1990-94; Assistant Professor, 1986-90. Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Cornell University, 1991-92. NEH Fellow and Visiting Member of the Law Faculty, Cambridge University, 1990-91. Visiting Scholar, Institute for Historical Research, University of London, 1978-80. Associate attorney, Hale and Dorr, Boston, 1983-86.

For the Media

Professor Millon is available to be interviewed on the following subjects:

• Corporate Law  
• Legal History (English Legal History)
• Mergers, Acquisitions, Hostile Takeovers  

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B.A. 1975, cum laude, M.A., 1976, Ohio State University; M.A. 1978, Ph.D. 1982, Cornell University (History); J.D. 1983, Harvard University, cum laude.


Contracts; Close Business Arrangements; Publicly Held Businesses; Introduction to United States Law; English Legal History.