Lissa Lamkin Broome
Wachovia Professor of Banking Law and Director, Center for Banking and Finance
Banking and Commercial Law
B.S., 1978, with highest honors, University of Illinois; J.D., 1981, cum laude, Harvard Law School. Broome is a member of the American Law Institute. She lectures frequently on banking regulation. In addition to directing the School of Law 's Center for Banking and Finance, she serves as a faculty advisor for the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal.
Caroline Nicholson Brown
Professor of Law
Commercial Law and Contracts
B.A., 1969, University of California at Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa; M.A., 1972, with high honors, University of Rochester; J.D., 1976, magna cum laude, University of Miami. Brown is the author of volume 4 of the revised addition of Corbin on Contacts, which addresses the statute of frauds. She served on the drafting committee of the N.C. General Statutes Commission to revise UCC Article 5 and Article 9, and has lectured frequently on revised 9 of 9of the Uniform Commercial Code.
S. Elizabeth Gibson
Burton Craige Professor of Law
Bankruptcy, Federal Jurisdiction and Civil Procedure
B.A., 1972, Duke University; J.D., 1976, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Gibson has lectured on consumer aspects of bankruptcy reform legislation, the impact of state court proceedings on bankruptcy, sovereign immunity, and the organization and jurisdiction of the bankruptcy courts. She Authored the Federal Judicial Center's publication, Case Studies of Mass Tort Limited Fund Class Action Settlements and Bankruptcy Reorganizations.
Thomas L. Hazen
Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Law
Securities Regulation and Corporate Law
B.A., 1969, Columbia University; J.D., 1972, Columbia Law School. Hazen's writings have been concentrated in the areas of corporate, securities and commodities law. For nine years, Hazen served on drafting committees to revise the North Carolina nonprofit and business corporations acts. He is currently on a drafting committee to revise the North Carolina Partnership Act. Hazen also frequently speaks at continuing education programs, and has testified as an expert witness in securities fraud litigation.
Melissa B. Jacoby
George R. Ward Professor of Law
Bankruptcy and Commercial Law
B.A., J.D., University of Pennsylvania. Jacoby's research interests include all aspects of business and personal bankruptcy, medical-related financial distress, indebtedness as a structural determinant of health, and the role of the news media in legal development. She is a member of the American Law Institute, secretary of the National Bankruptcy Conference, secretary/treasurer of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Financial Institutions and Consumer Financial Services, and consultant to the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States. Before entering academics, Professor Jacoby was counsel to the National Bankruptcy Conference and a senior staff attorney for the National Bankruptcy Review Commission.
Saule T. Omarova
Assistant Professor of Law
International Banking and International Business Transactions
Diploma, Moscow State University, Ph.D, University of Wisconsin, J.D., Northwestern University School of Law. Prior to joining the UNC School of Law faculty in 2007, Omarova practiced law in the Financial Institutions Group of Davis Polk & Wardwell, where she worked on corporate transactions and advisory work in the area of banking law and financial sector regulation. In 2006 - 07, she served at the U.S. Treasury as a Special Advisor for Regulatory Policy to the Under Secretary for Domestic Finance, focusing on strategic issues in the financial sector regulatory reform and U.S. capital markets competitive news.
Donald F. Clifford, Jr. (2008)
Aubrey L. Brooks Professor Emeritus