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James Tierney

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Chapter Member: Nebraska SSN

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About James

Tierney's research focuses on the regulation of markets for stocks and financial advice. His current projects address retail securities markets, where ordinary investors act like consumers. He teaches core and advanced classes in business law. Prior to joining the faculty, he was senior counsel at the SEC's Office of the General Counsel, and had an appellate and regulatory practice at Mayer Brown.

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Guest to discuss Gamification and Policy Solutions on The Insecurities Podcast/ Practicing Law Institute, James Tierney, 2021.
James Tierney quoted by Hannah Levintova, "Robinhood Promises Free Trades. Did Alex Kearns Pay With His Life?" Mother Jones, April 29, 2021.