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Anne Tucker

Associate Professor of Law    
Education

J.D., Indiana University, Bloomington-Maurer School of Law, magna cum laude
B.A., Butler University, summa cum laude

Specializations

Corporate Law
Contracts
Institutional investors
Legal Analytics

Biography

Anne Tucker, Professor of Law, researches corporate law, recently focusing on issues related to institutional investors and retirement investors. Tucker’s research focuses on how pooled investments are regulated, but also on their power to achieve important personal and social ends such as retirement security and private funding for social entrepreneurship.

Her most recent work incorporates traditional empirical methodologies as well as new techniques available through data science (Legal Analytics). Professor Tucker’s current projects examine impact investing contract terms and cash flows, Index ESG funds, investment companies’ risk and investment strategy disclosures, and text mining docket sheets to understand litigation pathways. Professor Tucker has published over 20 book chapters and articles including in journals such as Harvard Business Law Review, the Yale Law Journal: Forum, Journal of Corporate Law, and the Columbia Business Law Review.

Professor Tucker serves as the Faculty Director of the Legal Analytics & Innovation Initiative (LAII) at the College of Law.  Through the LAII, Professor Tucker teaches innovative courses on law and technology including the Applied Legal Analytics Lab, which is a part of the Legal Analytics Certificate.  Professor Tucker conducts onsite workshops and information audits for community legal partners, as well as engages in sponsored research through the Legal Analytics Lab in partnership with the at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business Institute for Insight.  She has a secondary appointment with the Institute for Insight.

Prior to joining the College of Law, Tucker practiced corporate law with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP. She also clerked for Judge Alice D. Bonner and Judge Elizabeth E. Long at Georgia’s Business Court, a specialized court adjudicating high-dollar, complex, commercial and business litigation. While at the court, Tucker simultaneously served as the program director overseeing the initial development of the Business Court and writing about the role of specialized courts in modern civil jurisprudence.

Tucker received her J.D. magna cum laude at Indiana University, Bloomington-Maurer School of Law, where she served as the senior managing editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal, the official journal of the Federal Communications Bar Association. She is a member of the Order of the Coif and earned the Public Interest Service Award. Before attending law school, she served as a Governor’s Fellow for Indiana Gov. Frank O’Bannon. Tucker received her B.A., summa cum laude, in political science and journalism at Butler University in Indianapolis.

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