Beth Young
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

Job Experience

Fordham University School of Law 

Beth Young is the Corporate Fellow in the Center for Corporate, Securities and Financial Law. Before coming to Fordham, Professor Young was a Senior Research Associate at The Corporate Library, a provider of data and independent analysis on corporate governance issues. She also consulted to institutional investors on corporate governance, regulatory initiatives and shareholder campaigns, including proxy contests and shareholder proposals. Professor Young wrote the Shareholder Proposal Handbook, published by Aspen Law & Business in 2001.

From 1998-2000 Professor Young served as the Shareholder Initiatives Coordinator in the AFL-CIO Office of Investment, where she advised unions, union members and union-affiliated pension and benefit funds on corporate governance and investment matters. Prior to working at the AFL-CIO, Professor Young was in private law practice.

She clerked for Hon. Louis L. Stanton, Jr., a federal district judge in the Southern District of New York, immediately following graduation from the University of Wisconsin Law School, where she was editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Law Review.