Associate Professor of Law
Professor Patrick Corrigan’s research analyzes how laws and legal institutions shape capital markets and transactional structures, with a particular focus on issues related to initial public offerings and venture capital. Corrigan has published or forthcoming work in the New York University Law Review, Washington University Law Review, Yale Journal on Regulation, and Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, among others. Professor Corrigan’s article “The Seller’s Curse and the Underwriter’s Pricing Pivot: A Behavioral Theory of IPO Pricing” was selected for republication into the Securities Law Review 2020. Corrigan’s work has been cited in final orders by the Securities and Exchange Commission and featured in various media outlets.
Corrigan is a Research Associate at the University of Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics; a Fellow in the Notre Dame Research Program on Law and Market Behavior; and a Fellow in the Notre Dame Program on Private Law.
Before coming to Notre Dame in 2019, Corrigan was the Wagner Fellow in Law & Business at NYU School of Law and NYU Stern School of Business. Corrigan practiced law in the general practice group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City.
Corrigan earned a J.D. from New York University School of Law, a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, and a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.
Corrigan teaches Business Associations, Securities Regulation, and a seminar on Venture Capital financings and initial public offerings. Corrigan also teaches study-abroad versions of the latter two classes in London.
Areas of Expertise
- Initial Public Offerings
- Securities Law
- Corporation Law
- Banking and Banking Law