Gordon Smith is the Dean of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University. Prior to his time at BYU, he was Professor of Law at University of Wisconsin Law School and Lewis & Clark Law School. In addition he worked as an associate at Skadden Arps and clerked for Judge W. Eugene Davis of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Dean Smith is regarded as a leading figure in the fields of law and entrepreneurship, corporate governance, transactional lawyering, and fiduciary law. In addition to writing many related publications, law review articles, and books over the years, he co-founded ‘The Conglomerate’ blog which covers the intersection of business, law, economics, and society.
Dean Gordon Smith of BYU Law discusses their diploma privilege proposal being considered by the Utah Supreme Court.
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