Benjamin Edwards joined the faculty of the William S. Boyd School of Law in 2017. He researches and writes about business and securities law, corporate governance, arbitration, and consumer protection. Prior to teaching, Professor Edwards practiced as a securities litigator in the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. At Skadden, he represented clients in complex civil litigation, including securities class actions arising out of the Madoff Ponzi scheme and litigation arising out of the 2008 financial crisis.
His writing has appeared in the Northwestern University Law Review, Washington and Lee Law Review, William & Mary Law Review Online, Virginia Law and Business Review, Michigan Business and Entrepreneurial Law Review, Journal of Business and Securities Law, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, InvestmentNews, Wall Street Journal, The Hill, The Washington Post, BloombergView, Oxford Business Law Blog, and Columbia Blue Sky Blog.