B.A., University of Virginia; J.D., Harvard
Prior to joining the Law Center faculty in 1999, Professor Langevoort was the Lee S. and Charles A. Speir Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Law, where he joined the faculty in 1981. The courses Professor Langevoort teaches are Contracts, Securities Regulation, various seminars on corporate and securities issues, and Corporations. Professor Langevoort has received the the Frank Flegal Teaching Award at Georgetown and the Paul J. Hartman Award for Excellence in Teaching at Vanderbilt. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard Law School and the University of Michigan Law School and a lecturer at the Washington College of Law, American University. After practicing for two years at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C., he joined the staff of the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission as Special Counsel in the Office of the General Counsel. Professor Langevoort is the co-author, with Professors James Cox and Robert Hillman, of Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials (Aspen Law & Business), and the author of a treatise entitled Insider Trading: Regulation, Enforcement and Prevention (West Group). He has also written many law review articles, a number of which seek to incorporate insights from social psychology and behavioral economics into the study of corporate and securities law and legal ethics. Professor Langevoort has testified numerous times before Congressional committees on issues relating to insider trading and securities litigation reform.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
Book Chapters & Collected Works
"Elon Musk’s latest Twitter bluster unlikely to earn fresh SEC scrutiny," coverage in The Washington Post, May 17, 2022, featuring Professor Donald Langevoort.
"Tesla stock slides after Elon Musk asks Twitter if he should sell 10 percent of his stake," coverage in The Washington Post, November 8, 2021, featuring Professor Donald Langevoort.
"Facebook Faces a Public Relations Crisis. What About a Legal One?" coverage by The New York Times, October 26, 2021, featuring Professor Donald Langevoort.
"Facebook is drawing a bipartisan backlash from Congress, but the SEC could deliver a tougher blow," coverage by The Washington Post, October 8, 2021, featuring Professor Donald Langevoort.