ยป Susanna K. Ripken
Professor

Dale E. Fowler School of Law
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Susanna K. Ripken
Phone:
(714) 628-2568
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Education
Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Los Angeles, Juris Doctor in Law
Biography
Professor Ripken completed a double major in English and Psychology at Stanford University, graduating with distinction. She was also selected to be a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She received her Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law, where she served as an editor of the UCLA Law Review and earned membership in the Order of the Coif. Professor Ripken clerked for the Honorable Robert Boochever, on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Following her judicial clerkship, Professor Ripken joined the law firm of O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Practicing in the firm's Orange County office, Professor Ripken handled corporate and securities transactions for large corporations and business entities. At Chapman, Professor Ripken teaches various business law courses. She has received the Scudder Award for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.

Courses Taught: Corporations, Agency & Partnership, Securities Regulation, Advanced Corporate Law Seminar, and Professional Responsibility

List of Scholarly Publications

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Citizens United, Corporate Personhood, and Corporate Power: The Tension Between Constitutional Law and Corporate Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law Journal of Law & Public Policy, March 30, 2012 (invited symposium speaker) (publication forthcoming 2013)
Corporate First Amendment Rights after Citizens United: An Analysis of the Popular Movement to End the Constitutional Personhood of Corporations, 14 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 209 (2011)