J.W. Verret teaches banking, securities, and corporation law as well as accounting for lawyers at the Antonin Scalia Law School. He's also been a visiting professor at Stanford Law School. Currently, Professor Verret serves on the Investment Advisory Committee of the SEC, where he advises the chairman of the SEC on legal and policy reform.
He has also served as independent chairman of the board of directors of Egan Jones Ratings, one of the eight domestic credit rating firms licensed by the SEC to provide credit ratings on the debt of public companies and provides recommendations on shareholder proxy votes.
Previously, Professor Verret served as chief economist and senior counsel to the US house committee on financial services. In recent years, you may have seen him on CNN, MSNBC, and other news networks where he comments on constitutional and political issues playing out inside the beltway.