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 Susan R. Finneran

Susan R. Finneran

Professor and Director of the Center for Business Law


(617) 422 7274

B.A. University of Massachusetts
J.D. University of Notre Dame Law School
A faculty member since 1984, Professor Finneran teaches Business Organizations, Contracts, and UCC: Secured Transactions, areas in which she also focuses her writing. Before joining the New England Law faculty, she was an associate at Bingham, Dana & Gould in Boston and Shearman & Sterling in New York. In 1993, she was a visiting professor at the University of Bucharest School of Law in Romania. She is past chair of the Business Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association and a current member of the MBA’s Employment Law Council.

 Selected Publications

Business Organizations Context and Practice (forthcoming 2013) (with Eric A. Lustig)

Investment Advisory Regulatory Muddy Waters: Registration and Control Are Confused with Disclosure and Anti-Fraud, 19 Campbell L. Rev. 349 (1996)

Knowing Silence of Nonentrepreneurial Information is not Sporting, 59 Alb. L. Rev. 511 (1995)

Professor Finneran can comment on the following subjects:

  • Brokers (Financial Regulation)
  • Business Law
  • Business Regulation (Investment Advisers, Financial Planners, Brokers, Dealers)
  • Corporate Law
  • Dealers (Financial Regulation)
  • Financial Regulation (Investment Advisers, Financial Planners, Brokers, Dealers)
  • Insider Trading
  • Investment Advisers (Financial Regulation)
  • Liability of Shareholders, Officers, Directors
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Trade Secrets (Misappropriation)
  • White Collar Crime