Brian JM Quinn joined Boston College Law School in 2008. He teaches Corporations, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Deals. Prof. Quinn's research focuses on corporate law, the structuring of transactions, and private ordering. Prof. Quinn comes to the law school from Stanford Law School where he was the Teaching Fellow for Corporate Governance & Practice. Prior to his position at Stanford, Prof. Quinn was in private practice with Cooley Godward in Palo Alto, where he represented public and private technology clients in merger and acquisitions transactions. Prof. Quinn's writing on the corporate law has appeared in a number of journals including the UC Davis Law Review, the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law and the Journal of Corporation Law. Prof. Quinn also blogs on legal developments in corporate governance and mergers & acquisitions at the M&A Law Prof Blog. Prof. Quinn has received numerous awards for his teaching including the 2011 Professor Emil Slizewski Award for Faculty Excellence, and the 2012 Award for Innovative Instructional Design.