Charles M Elson
Phone: (302) 831-6157
Office: 104 Alfred Lerner Hall
- A leading authority on corporate governance issues, Elson's fields of expertise include executive compensation, corporate compliance, securities regulation, corporate legal matters and Delaware issues.
- Has written extensively on the subject of boards of directors and is a frequent contributor to various scholarly and popular publications.
- Vice Chairman of the ABA Business Law Section's Committee on Corporate Governance.
- Advised and consulted organizations spanning a variety of sectors: retail (AutoZone, Inc.), manufacturing (Sunbeam Corporation and Circon Corporation), human resources (Towers Perrin), oil and natural gas (Nuevo Energy Company) and non-profit (Investor Responsibility Research Center). Elson is currently a member of the Board of Directors of HealthSouth Corporation, a healthcare services provider.
- "Of Counsel" to the law firm of Holland & Knight.
Edgar S. Woolard Professor, Finance
Professor, Legal Studies
Director, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
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