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Margaret MacFarlane Wright

Lecturer of Business Administration


Educational Background

L.LM., Corporation Law, New York University School of Law, 1979
J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 1978
B.A., Cum Laude, Economics, California State University at Long Beach, 1975

Positions Held

Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Law, 2013
Adjunct Professor, University of Arkansas, Leflar School of Law, 2003
Adjunct Professor, University of Arkansas, Walton College of Business, 2002-2003
Visiting Lecturer, Cornell University School of Law, 1994-1996

Recent Publications

Wright, M. 1999. Who Will Mow The Lawn At Boys Town?. In Professor Richard B. McKenzie (Ed.), Rethinking Orphanages in the 21st Century, Chapter 12. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.

Wright, M. 1978. Moore v. The City of East Cleveland, Ohio: The Emergence of the Right of Family Choice in Zoning . Pepperdine Law Review, 5: 547

Honors and Awards

Voted Excellent Teacher By Students, 2013-2015

Service Activities

Articles Editor, Atlantic Law Journal, 2017-present
Staff Editor, Atlantic Law Journal, 2017

Teaching and Research Interests

Professor Wright has taught in the fields of Securities Regulation, International Business Transactions, Business Law and Advanced Business Law. In the Spring of 2019, she will teach Legal Strategies in Entrepreneurship.

Having been a staff member at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Washington, D.C., Professor Wright's research activities include exempt transactions under the Securities Act of 1933 and recent changes involving equity crowdfunding.