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William K. S. Wang

William K. S. Wang

Univ of California, Hastings College of Law

San Francisco, CA, USA

WILLIAM K.S. WANG is a professor at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. An outstanding authority in securities and corporate law, he is the author of numerous law review articles, including many on insider trading. In addition to serving occasionally as a consultant to law firms, he is currently a member of the NASD National Adjudicatory Council and of the American Law Institute and is the chair of a committee overseeing the endowment of a nonprofit association. Professor Wang is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College and an honorary Woodrow Wilson Fellow. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School and is a member of the California Bar. After law school, he worked in New York for a risk arbitrage firm. He started his law teaching career at the University of San Diego. While on leave, he served briefly as a full-time consultant to the White House Domestic Policy Staff. He joined the Hastings faculty in 1981 and has also been the Reuschlein Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Villanova University and a visiting professor of law at Brooklyn Law School, University of California–Davis, and University of California–Los Angeles.

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