John C. Coffee Jr.

Professor John C. Coffee Jr. is the Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law at Columbia University Law School and Director of its Center on Corporate Governance. He is a fellow at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been repeatedly listed by the National Law Journal as among its “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America.” According to recent surveys of law review citations, Professor Coffee is the most cited law professor in US law reviews over the last 15 years in the combined corporate, commercial, and business law fields. Professor Coffee is most recently the author of Corporate Crime and Punishment: The Cost of Underenforcement, published August 2020 by Berrett & Koehler.