Anat Alon-Beck joins CWRU Law faculty

Case Western Reserve University School of Law Assistant Professor Anat Alon-Beck

We are pleased to announce that Anat Alon-Beck has accepted the offer to join Case Western Reserve University School of Law as Assistant Professor of Law on the tenure track. Her research focuses on corporate law and entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on how legal and regulatory structures influence entrepreneurial opportunities and firms. She is passionate about empowering women to advance in entrepreneurship and leadership positions in the business world.

Professor Alon-Beck’s most recent article, Unicorn Stock Options - Golden Goose or Trojan Horse? is forthcoming in Columbia Business Law Review. Several media outlets and corporate law blogs have featured her research on unicorn firms, including the Business Law Prof Blog, Harvard Corporate Governance Blog, Mayer Brown's Free Writings + Perspectives Blog, Bloomberg’s Money Stuff, and Tech Nation: TheMarker Magazine.

Her article, Preparing for the Apocalypse: A Multi-Prong Proposal to Develop Countermeasures for Biological, Chemical, Radiological, and Nuclear Threats (with Constance E. Bagley), was published in Cardozo Law Review. The article was just selected to be featured in the first episode of Cardozo Law Review’s new podcast, Below the Line.

Professor Alon-Beck joins the faculty of Case Western Reserve from New York University School of Law, where she currently serves as the Jacobson Fellow in Law and Business. Prior to NYU, She was a visiting assistant professor of International Business and Management at Dickinson College.

Professor Alon-Beck holds J.S.D. and LL.M. degrees, with honors, from Cornell Law School, where she served as an editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. She received her LL.B. from Tel Aviv University Buchmann Faculty of Law and served as an editor of Theoretical Inquiries in Law.

“Anat Alon-Beck is a rising star with a unique background whose appointment will enhance our nationally recognized business law specialty area,” said Case Western Reserve Co-Deans Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf.

The Fall 2018 issue of PreLaw Magazine, a National Jurist publication, has ranked Case Western Reserve as one of the top law schools in the nation for Business and Corporate Law, with an “A” grade for the second consecutive year. The ranking is based on the strength of Case Western Reserve’s business law program in several categories, including faculty scholarship, curricular offerings, concentrations, certificates, clinics, and externships. The ranking is available here.