Matthew T. Bodie

Visiting Professor of Law

Fall 2016

Biography

Professor Matthew Bodie is the Callis Family Professor at Saint Louis University School of Law. He teaches and writes on corporate, information privacy, and labor and employment law subjects.

Professor Bodie’s research focuses on the role of information, control, and ownership within the corporation and the workplace. He is particularly interested in the role of the employee within the firm. He has published over 40 journal articles, essays, and book chapters. His papers have been selected for presentation by the American Law & Economics Association, the Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum, the Labour Law Research Network, and the Association of American Law Schools. He has coauthored a series of articles on corporate governance and voting rights with Professor Grant Hayden of SMU Dedman School of Law, and they are at work on a related book that will be published by Cambridge University Press.

Professor Bodie served a Reporter for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Employment Law and was the primary author for the chapter on employee privacy and autonomy. He is a Research Fellow at New York University’s Center for Labor and Employment Law and contributes to the Conglomerate blog and Jotwell. He has written opinion pieces for the New York Times and Quartz, and has been quoted in such publications as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the New Republic.

Professor Bodie graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University in 1991. After working for non-profits in the fields of community investment and land reform, he attended Harvard Law School, where he was an editor and social chair of the Harvard Law Review and earned best team and best brief awards in the Ames Moot Court competition. Professor Bodie graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1996, and subsequently served as a law clerk to Judge M. Blane Michael of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. From 1997 to 2000, he served as a field attorney in the New York office of the National Labor Relations Board, investigating and litigating unfair labor practice charges and conducting representation hearings and elections. He then taught at New York University School of Law as an Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering and earned an LL.M. in Labor and Employment Law. Professor Bodie served as an associate professor at Hofstra University School of Law from 2002 to 2006 before joining the faculty of Saint Louis University School of Law. In Fall 2012, he was a visiting professor at Notre Dame Law School.

Matthew T. Bodie, Employment Law in the Roberts Court: Public Goals, Private Enforcement, in Business and the Roberts Court (Jonathan H. Adler ed., Oxford Univ. Press 2016).
Categories:
Labor & Employment
Sub-Categories:
Employment Practice
Type: Book
Abstract
In recent years, the Supreme Court appears to have taken a greater interest in "business" issues. Does this reflect a change in the Court's orientation, or is it the natural outcome of the appellate process? Is the Court "pro-business"? If so, in what ways do the Court's decisions support business interests and what does that mean for the law and the American public? Business and the Roberts Court provides the first critical analysis of the Court's business-related jurisprudence. In this volume, prominent academics examine the Roberts Court's handling of business-related cases, through a series of empirical and doctrinal analyses. Issues covered include securities law, antitrust, labor law, preemption, and environmental law, among others. Business law and regulatory cases touch on many important legal doctrines and can have far-reaching effects. Understanding the bases upon which the Supreme Court decides business-related cases is of tremendous importance to practitioners and academics. It can also further greater understanding of one of the nation's most important government institutions. These issues are of interest to academics, but also of practical importance to Supreme Court and business practitioners.
Samuel Estreicher & Matthew Bodie, Labor Law (Found. Press 2016).
Categories:
Labor & Employment
Sub-Categories:
Labor Law
Type: Book
Matthew T. Bodie, Employee Privacy and Autonomy, in Restatement (Third) of Employment Law ch. 7 (Am. Law Inst. 2014).
Categories:
Labor & Employment
Sub-Categories:
Employment Practice
Type: Book
Matthew T. Bodie, Open Source and the Reinvention of Legal Education, in Legal Education in the Digital Age (Edward L. Rubin ed., Cambridge Univ. Press 2012).
Categories:
Legal Profession
,
Technology & Law
Sub-Categories:
Legal Education
,
Networked Society
,
Information Commons
Type: Book
Abstract
This collection of essays by legal scholars explores the digital revolution that has transformed legal education.
Matthew T. Bodie, Employees and the Boundaries of the Corporation, in Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law (Claire Hill & Brett McDonnell eds., Edward Elgar Pub. 2012).
Categories:
Labor & Employment
Sub-Categories:
Employee Benefits
,
Employment Practice
Type: Book
Abstract
Authoritative and accessible, the Research Handbook on the Economics of Corporate Law will be a valuable resource for students, scholars, and practitioners of corporate law and economics.
Matthew T. Bodie, Workplace Privacy and Autonomy, Preliminary Formulation of Chapter 7, Restatement (Third) of Employment Law, in Workplace Privacy (Jonathan R. Nash & Samuel Estreicher eds., Kluwer L. Int'l 2010).
Categories:
Labor & Employment
Sub-Categories:
Labor Law
,
Employment Practice
Type: Book
Workplace Discrimination, Privacy and Security in an Age of Terrorism: Proceedings of the New York University 55th Annual Conference on Labor (Matthew T. Bodie & Samuel Estreicher eds., Kluwer Law Int'l 2007).
Categories:
Technology & Law
,
Labor & Employment
,
Criminal Law & Procedure
Sub-Categories:
Terrorism
,
Employment Discrimination
,
Employment Practice
,
Information Privacy & Security
Type: Book
Abstract
Dealing with a wide range of these important and troubling matters, this remarkable book offers seventeen insightful evaluations of some of the core relevant concerns, including the following: workplace discrimination in the context of the ...

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