David Groshoff

Interim Dean; Professor of Business and Law
dgroshoff [at] aju.edu
(310) 440-1206
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Education

J.D., The Ohio State University
EdM, Harvard University
MBA, Northern Kentucky University
B.A. Indiana University
 

Since 2007, Dean Groshoff has been a faculty member at schools such as Providence College, Northern Kentucky University, Western State, and he currently is a tenured full professor at AJU. Before joining AJU in 2015, Western State’s graduating class of 2014 voted Dean Groshoff its “Professor of the Year.” His research has been cited globally and generally focuses on board governance, social entrepreneurship, and behavioral finance. Before academia, he spent over a decade as an executive at JPMorgan Asset Management, serving as a portfolio manager of distressed businesses needing turnarounds, as well as serving as the Chief Legal Officer of a mutual fund. Dean Groshoff’s practical experience also includes being a board and audit committee member of three publicly traded companies (one ranked by WSJ.com as a Top-100 equity performer of 2005, with a 155% annual return) and a board member of several human rights advocacy nonprofits.

Selected Solo-Authored Publications

The Coming Wave of Pretextually Profiteering Social Entrepreneurs: A Case Study at the Nexus of Property and Civil Rights,
39 WILLIAM & MARY ENVIRONMENTAL LAW & POLICY REVIEW 657 (2015).

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowdfunding Constraints & Bitcoin Bubbles,
5 WILLIAM & MARY BUSINESS LAW REVIEW 489 (2014).

Con-trepreneurship? Examining Social Enterprise Legislation’s Feel-Good Governance Giveaways,
16 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL OF BUSINESS LAW 233 (2013).

Would "Junkholder Primacy" Reduce Junk Corporate Governance?,
13 JOURNAL OF BUSINESS & SECURITIES LAW (MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY) 59 (2012).

Law School Leveraged Buyouts & Stakeholder Values,
17 FORDHAM JOURNAL OF CORPORATE & FINANCIAL LAW 387 (2012).

Unchartered Territory: Market Competition’s Constitutional Collision with Entrepreneurial Sex- Segregated Charter Schools,
2010 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY EDUCATION & LAW JOURNAL 307 (2010).


Co-Authored Publications

Crowdfunding 6.0: Does the SEC's FinTechLaw Failure Reveal the Agency's True Mission to Protect—Solely Accredited—Investors?,
9 OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY ENTREPRENEURIAL BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL 277 (2015, co-authored with A. Nguyen & K. Urien).

Will the JOBS Act's Transformative Regulatory Regime for Equity Offerings Cost Investment Bankers' Jobs?,
1 TEXAS A&M LAW REVIEW, 559 (2014) (co-authored with K. Urien).


Selected Invited Symposium Publications

Moore's Law Versus' "Man's'" Law?: How Cybersecurity and Cyber Terror Government Policies May Impact Entrepreneurial Startups, 
19 CHAPMAN LAW REVIEW 373 (2016).

Equity Crowdfunding as Economic Development?, 
38 CAMPBELL LAW REVIEW 317 (2016).