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Endowed Funds

The following endowed funds support the Center's activities:

Marvin A. Chirelstein Colloquium Fund (2004).
Established by Mark S. Campisano '80 and Kim Campisano, in honor of Marvin A. Chirelstein, to bring leading members of the corporate bar, business and investment communities and regulators to the law school to discuss new practice and regulatory issues.

Robert Todd Lang ‘47 Fund for the Study of Corporate and Commercial Law (1994).

Established by Robert Todd Lang, augmented by friends, classmates, and graduates of Yale Law School interested in corporate and commercial law.

Charles M. Nathan 1965 Fund for the Study of Corporate and Commercial Law at Yale Law School (2006).  
Established by Charles M. Nathan '65, to support the study of corporate and commercial law at Yale Law School.

John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fund for Corporate Law Studies (1975).
Established in memory of John R. Raben, LL.B. 1939, by a gift from the law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell and augmented by his friends. Supports the study and teaching of corporate law related issues through the activities of the Center, including the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellow Lecture, which brings to the School an individual with the high qualities of intellect, integrity, and leadership exemplified by John R. Raben, to give a public lecture in the area of corporate or securities law or other related fields.  

Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance Fund (2007).
The Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance was established by Craig Wasserman '86 in memory and honor of his father, Bert W. Wasserman, a distinguished leader in the field of finance. The goal of the fund is to support the study of corporate law and finance by sponsoring workshops and discussion forums for the presentation of current research and the discussion of topical issues in law and finance by faculty from Yale and other universities, government officials and members of the bar. 

Craig Wasserman ‘86/Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Corporate Law Fund (2013).
Established by the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and the Yale partners of the firm in memory of their colleague, Craig Wasserman ’86, one of the nation’s leading corporate attorneys and an original member of the Center’s Board of Advisors, to support the alumni breakfast program in New York, which features panel discussions on current topics in business law by members of the bar, business and investment communities, public officials and faculty.

Weil Gotshal & Manges Corporate Law Roundtable Series at Yale Law School (2005).
Established by a gift from the law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges to support roundtable discussions on various issues of corporate law.  

Judge Ralph Winter Lectureship on Corporate Law and Governance Fund (2002).
To support lectures on corporate law and governance and related topics and a prize for the best student paper in law and economics.