Colleen Baker, Ph.D.'10
Associate Professor of Law
University of Notre Dame, The Law School

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Colleen Baker joined the law school faculty in 2010. She also holds a concurrent appointment as Assistant Professor of Finance in the Mendoza College of Business.

Professor Baker recently completed her Ph.D. in Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She was also a Reuschlein Teaching Fellow at Villanova University School of Law in 2008. Previously, Professor Baker practiced in the areas of financial derivatives, securities, and banking with Allen & Overy in New York, NY. Before law school, she worked for Morgan Stanley in New York, NY and in Hong Kong as an information technology associate.

Professor Baker teaches and researches in the areas of banking law, corporate bankruptcy, derivatives, and negotiations and dispute resolution. Currently her work focuses on financial regulation, particularly in derivative markets.

Professor Baker received her J.D. and M.B.A from the University of Virginia School of Law and Darden School of Business. She earned her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, where she majored in the Program of Liberal Studies (primary) and Philosophy (secondary).

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