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Natalya Shnitser

Associate Professor

Biography

Natalya Shnitser is an Associate Professor of Law at Boston College Law School. Her research focuses on retirement security in the United States, including the provision of retirement and healthcare benefits by private and public employers, the governance of multiple-employer plans, and the regulation of financial intermediaries. She has served as Chair of the AALS Section on Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation and as the organizer of the Annual Conference on Employee Benefits and Social Insurance. 

Upon starting at Boston College Law School, Professor Shnitser was named as the inaugural David and Pamela Donohue Assistant Professor in business law. Prior to joining the faculty, she was an Associate Research Scholar in Law and the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Executive Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law. Prior to her time at the Center for the Study of Corporate Law, she was an associate in the New York office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. 

Shnitser received her J.D. degree from Yale Law School, where she was a Coker Fellow, editor of the Yale Law Journal, and editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal on Regulation. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University, where she received an M.A. in International Policy Studies and a B.A. in Economics.

She currently teaches Corporations, Employee Benefits Law, Fiduciary Obligations and the Law, and the Regulation and Markets Workshop.