John D. Morley
Associate Professor of Law (on leave, fall 2014)
John D. Morley '06 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. His teaching and research interests focus on organizational law and investment management. He was an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law and the director of the school's Law & Business Program, which integrates business and legal analysis in the law school classroom. Prior to his time at the University of Virginia, Morley served as an Associate Research Scholar and John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Executive Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. Morley earned his B.S. degrees in economics and political science, graduating summa cum laude from the University of Utah in 2003 where he attended as a Presidential Scholar. He won the Philo S. Bennet Award for the best undergraduate thesis in political science. At Yale Law School, Morley served as essays editor of The Yale Law Journal and was a semifinalist and board member on the moot court. Following law school, Morley practiced law as an associate in the New York City office of Covington & Burling LLP in the Corporate and Securities Group.
J.D., Yale, 2006
B.S., University of Utah, 2003