Ann M. Lipton

Prof. Ann M. Lipton

Michael M. Fleishman Associate Professor in Business Law and Entrepreneurship, Tulane University Law School

Ann M. Lipton is an experienced securities and corporate litigator who has handled class actions involving some of the world’s largest companies. 

She joined the Tulane Law faculty in 2015 after two years as a visiting assistant professor at Duke University School of Law. In 2016, she was named as Tulane's first Michael M. Fleishman Associate Professor in Business Law and Entrepreneurship.

Lipton clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter and 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Edward Becker before handling securities and corporate litigation at the trial and appellate levels at law firms in New York City. She also worked briefly for the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

As a scholar, Lipton explores corporate governance, the relationships between corporations and investors, and the role of corporations in society. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Corporation Law, the Fordham Law Review, and the Georgetown Law Journal, among other publications.  Beginning with the Ninth Edition, she will be one of the authors of the Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials casebook published by Aspen Publishers.  She also blogs regularly for the Business Law Prof Blog