James Park is Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. He is an expert on corporate law and securities regulation. His research examines the regulation of securities fraud and corporate governance in public companies. Professor Park has written more than twenty law review articles that have appeared in journals such as the California Law Review, Duke Law Journal, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Michigan Law Review, and UCLA Law Review. His book, The Valuation Treadmill: How Securities Fraud Became a Problem for Public Companies, will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2022.
Professor Park teaches Securities Regulation, Business Associations, Civil Procedure, and a seminar on Advanced Topics in Corporate and Securities Law. He currently serves as one of the faculty directors of the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy.
After graduating from Yale Law School, Professor Park clerked for federal judges in the Southern District of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He practiced law in New York City at a law firm and then as an Assistant Attorney General in the Investor Protection Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office.