Brian JM Quinn
associate professor of law
Boston College Law School
Brian JM Quinn joined Boston College Law School in 2008. He teaches Corporations, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Deals. Prof. Quinn's research focuses on corporate law, the structuring of transactions, and private ordering.
Prof. Quinn comes to the law school from Stanford Law School where he was the Teaching Fellow for Corporate Governance & Practice. Prior to his position at Stanford, Prof. Quinn was in private practice with Cooley Godward in Palo Alto, where he represented public and private technology clients in merger and acquisitions transactions. Prof. Quinn also previously served as country coordinator for the Harvard University’s Institute for International Development, managing Harvard’s Vietnam-based teaching and research activities. Prof. Quinn got his start as a legislative aide to Senator Edward M. Kennedy working on health and education issues.
Prof. Quinn writes on corporate law, transaction structures and private ordering. In addition, Prof. Quinn has written extensively on issues of legal reform in post-Socialist Asia, particularly Vietnam.
Prof. Quinn also blogs on legal developments in corporate governance and mergers & acquisitions at the M&A Law Prof Blog.
Prof. Quinn received the 2011 Professor Emil Slizewski Award for Faculty Excellence.