J.W. Verret is an Associate Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, specializing in corporate and securities law. He received a JD from Harvard Law School and an MA from the Harvard Kennedy School. Professor Verret serves on the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee, which advises the Chairman of the SEC on law and policy. He also serves as Faculty Liaison to the American College of Business Court Judges and as the Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Egan-Jones Ratings. In addition to teaching Banking, Securities and Corporation Law and Accounting for Lawyers at Scalia Law, Professor Verret has taught CLEs on law and accounting to law firms across the country. His work has appeared in the Stanford Law Review, the Yale Journal on Regulation and the Journal of Law and Economics, as well as the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times.