University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)
Professor of Law
Eric Talley is a leading authority on corporate law, and law and economics. In addition to teaching corporate law, he serves as faculty co-director of Boalt’s Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy. He joined the Boalt faculty in 2006. Talley was previously at USC School of Law from 1995 to 2005. He held the Theodore and Ivadelle Johnson Chair in Law and Business in 2005, having become a full professor in 2000. Talley led two of the law school’s respected research centers, and was director both at the USC Center in Law, Economics and Organization and the USC/Caltech Olin Center for the Study of Law and Rational Choice from 2002 to 2004. Talley has also taught both law and economics classes at Georgetown Law Center, the California Institute of Technology, the RAND Graduate School and Stanford University.