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Melvin Eisenberg


Melvin A. Eisenberg httpswwwlawberkeleyeduphpprogramsfaculty

Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada

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Harvard Law School (1959)

Melvin A. Eisenberg is the Jesse H Choper Professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley. After studying at Columbia University (1956) and Harvard University (1959), he worked in the firm Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler, as assistant counsel in the Warren Commission, and joined Berkeley in 1966. He is recognised as a leading scholar in US corporate law, and contract law, in both of which he has authored leading textbooks.

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He has advised the American Law Institute on both the Restatement (Third) of Agency and Restatement (Third) of Restitution.


  • Basic Contract Law (8th edn 2006)
  • Cases and Materials on Corporations & Other Business Organizations (9th edn)
  • Articles
  • 'The Structure of Corporation Law' (1989) 89(7) Columbia Law Review 1461, arguing for a core of mandatory rules in corporate law
  • ‘Legal Modes of Management Structure in the Modern Corporation: Officers, Directors, and Accountants’ (1975) 63 California Law Review 376
  • ‘Access to the Corporate Proxy Machinery’ (1970) 83 Harvard Law Review 1489, argued that shareholders should have rights to initiate actions like a sale or merger or amending the certificate of incorporation without a prior board proposal.
  • References

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