Prof. Mark J. Roe


Current Position

Harvard Law School
Griswold 502
Cambridge, MA 02138

Tel: 617-495-8099
Fax: 617-495-4299

Class: XXV (2014)Circuit: First


Columbia College, B.A. (1972)
Harvard Law School, J.D. (1975)

Professional Career

David Berg Professor (2001-); Visiting Professor of Law (1999-01), Harvard Law School
Milton Handler Professor of Business Regulation (1992-01); Professor of Law (1988-92), Columbia University School of Law
Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania School of Law (1986-88)
Associate Professor of Law, Rutgers University School of Law (1980-86)
Cahill Gordon & Reindel (1977-80)
Federal Reserve System (1975-77)


"Portfolio Value Destruction in Financial Firm Failures" (manuscript available) with Stephen Adams
"Corporate Structural Degradation Due to Too-Big-to-Fail Finance," University of Pennsylvania Law Review (forthcoming), available at
"Corporate Short-termism -- In the Boardroom and in the Courtroom," 68 Business Lawyer 977, available at 2013
"Breaking Bankruptcy Priority: How Rent-Seeking Upends the Creditors' Bargain," 99 Virginia Law Review 1235, available at, with Frederick Tung) 2013
"How Different Was Chrysler's Reorganization?" 5 Journal of Legal Analysis 400, available at (with Joo-Hee Chung) 2013
"A Capital Market, Corporate Law Approach to Creditor Conduct," 112 Michigan Law Review 59, available at (with Frederico Cenzi Venezze) 2013
"The Derivatives Players' Payments Priorities as Financial Crisis Accelerator," 63 Stanford Law Review 539, available at 2011
Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization: Legal and Financial Materials 3d ed., Foundation Press 2011
"Assessing the Chrysler Bankruptcy," 108 Michigan Law Review 727 (with David Skeel), available at 2010


American Academy of Arts and Sciences, (2009-)