Michael J Borden
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Law
 Office: LB 210
 Phone: 216-523-7419
 Email: M.BORDEN@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. LB 210, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
corporate law, contracts, litigation
B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1992
J.D., New York University, 1998
LL.M., New York University, 2002
Brief Bio:
Professor Borden was an attorney with Leboeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P., in its New York and Paris offices from 1998 through 2001, when he entered the LL.M. program at New York University. He represented clients in a wide range of business transactions. Professor Borden will teach Contracts and Corporations this year.  He is currently serving as an Assistant to the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in the National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL 2804.
Professor Borden serves as a mediator and arbitrator, and has also served as an expert witness in numerous cases involving shareholder rights, corporate fiduciary duties, and contract law.
Professor Borden is a past president of the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court and a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio Chapter.
Professor Borden is a member of the American Law Institute.
Honors and Awards:
Wilson G. Stapleton Award for Faculty Excellence  -  2017
University Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence  -  2016
Faculty Member of the Year - Elected by Students  -  2013, 2016
Research Interests:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Corporate Governance
Contract Law and Theory
Teaching Areas:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Commercial Law
Agency and Partnership
Professional Affiliations:
American Law Institute
American Bar Association - ADR Section
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association - ADR Section
Federal Bar Association - Member, Board of Directors
FINRA Arbitrator
William K. Thomas American Inn of Court - Past President
Cleveland Opera Theater, Vocalist, Board Member