Curtis J. Milhaupt

Program Fellow
  • Stanford Law School
    Professor of Law

Professor Milhaupt is an expert on the legal systems of East Asia, comparative corporate governance, law and economic development, and state capitalism. His published works include serving as co-author or editor of seven books including Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World. His research has been profiled in publications including The Economist, The Financial Times, and The Wall Street Journal.

Professor Milhaupt teaches and consults frequently at institutions outside the United States. Representative appointments include Distinguished Visiting Professor at the East China University of Political Science and Law and Visiting Professor at the Duisenberg School of Finance in Amsterdam, where he was twice named Best Teacher in Finance and Law. He has worked with think tanks on policy issues such as the reunification of Korea and testified before a U.S. Congressional commission on the implications of U.S. investment by Chinese state-owned enterprises.

Prior to entering academia, Professor Milhaupt practiced corporate law in New York and Tokyo. He conducted graduate studies in law and international relations at the University of Tokyo.