Lawrence R. Grove Professor of Law
Holger Spamann is the Lawrence R. Grove Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and corporate finance. His research focuses on the law and economics of corporate governance and financial markets, judicial behavior, and comparative law. Before embarking on his academic career, he practiced with Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and clerked for two years in Europe. He holds too many degrees, among them a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. He is a member of the bar of New York and qualified for the German bar.
- Ph.D. Economics Harvard University, 2012
- S.J.D. Law Harvard Law School, 2009
- A.M. Economics Harvard University, 2009
- B.Sc. Economics London School of Economics, 2006
- Second State Examination Law Court of Appeals of Hamburg, 2005
- First State Exam Law University of Hamburg, 1999
- Maitrise Law University of Paris (Pantheon-Sorbonne), 1996
FavoriteHolger Spamann, Indirect Investor Protection: The Investment Ecosystem and Its Legal Underpinnings, 14 J. Legal Analysis 17 (2022).
FavoriteHolger Spamann et al., Judges in the Lab: No Precedent Effects, No Common/Civil Law Differences, 13 J. Legal Analysis 110 (2021).
- Holger Spamann & Lars Klöhn, Can Law Students Replace Judges in Experiments of Judicial Decision-Making? (Feb. 16, 2023).
- Holger Spamann & Hao Guo, The SPAC Trap: How SPACs Disable Indirect Investor Protection, Yale J. on Regul. Bull. (2022).
- Holger Spamann & Jacob Fisher, Corporate Purpose: Theoretical and Empirical Foundations/Confusions (Harvard Law Sch. John M. Olin Ctr. for Law, Econ. & Bus., Discussion Paper No. 1086, 2022).