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.


Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Donald C. Langevoort, What Were They Thinking? State of Mind Puzzles in Insider Trading (working paper). [SSRN]


James D. Cox, Robert W. Hillman, Donald C. Langevoort & Ann M. Lipton, Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials (New York: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 10th ed. 2022 & Supp.). [BOOK]

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

Brief for Amici Curiae Law and Business Professors in Support of Respondent, Slack Techs. v. Pirani, No. 22-200 (U.S. Mar. 6, 2023).  [WWW]

Book Chapters & Collected Works

Donald C. Langevoort, Editor's Introduction, in Securities Law Review 2022, 1-23 (Donald C. Langevoort ed., Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters 2022).
Donald C. Langevoort, The Politics of Entrepreneurial Capital-Raising, in The Cambridge Handbook of Law and Entrepreneurship in the United States 85-101 (D. Gordon Smith, Brian Broughman & Christine Hurt eds., New York: Cambridge University Press 2022). [BOOK]