Jeremy McClane is a legal scholar whose research focuses on corporate and commercial transactions. His work combines empirical methods and systems analysis to study the impact of law on transactional outcomes. Previously, he was a professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and a clinical instructor and lecturer at Harvard Law School. Prior to his teaching career, he practiced in the International Capital Markets Group of the law firm of Allen & Overy in London and Paris, and Goldman Sachs International in London, where he conducted negotiations for a variety of international financial transactions involving securities, hedge funds and derivatives. He also served as in-house counsel for the London office of MFS Investment Management.
Professor McClane is currently the principal investigator for a project funded by the National Science Foundation to study small business resilience in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. His scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in venues such as the Vanderbilt Law Review, Cornell Law Review and the Fordham Law Review. His work has been selected for the Stanford/Yale/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum, the AALS Scholarly Papers Competition, and the Carroll P. Hurd Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship at the University of Illinois. In 2016, Professor McClane was honored to be the inaugural recipient of the teaching award at the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Professor McClane is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Michigan State University. In addition to his private practice experience, he served as a law clerk for the Judge Richard Cardamone of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. In addition, he has been a Fulbright Scholar, studying economic and business development in the former Soviet Union.