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William C Tyson

Research Interests: corporation law, international business transactions, real estate financing and development, russian law, securities regulation, taxation

William C. Tyson, Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics passed away December 15, 2013.

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JD, Harvard University, 1970; AB, Princeton University, 1967

Recent Consulting

Real Estate, Taco Bell Corp., Irvine, CA; Mergers and Acquisitions, General Electric Capital Corporation, Stamford, CT; Axel Johnson, Inc., Stamford, CT; NFL Players Association; FINRA; Gerson Lehrman Consulting Group

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Division), 1999; Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, University of Pennsylvania, 1987; Graduate Division Anvil Award for Teaching Excellence, 1983; Graduate Division Class of 1984 Award for Highest Teaching Evaluations, 1985-86, 1991, 1993-95, 2000; Excellence in Teaching Award (Graduate Division), 1984-2007

Academic Positions Held

University of Pennsylvania, Wharton; Associate Professor: 1982-2013. Previous appointments: University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Francisco; University of California, Los Angeles

Other Positions

Attorney, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, 1976-78; Attorney, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, 1973-76