Notre Dame Law School will begin the 2019-2020 school year with three new faculty members, including experts in business law, commercial law, and economics.
Professor Patrick Corrigan holds a B.A. in liberal studies from the University of Notre Dame, and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He worked in Washington, D.C., for the newly created Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and then earned his J.D. from NYU School of Law, where he won the Law and Economics Prize and another prize for the best note in the NYU Journal of Legislation & Public Policy. After graduation, Corrigan practiced in the corporate group at Sullivan & Cromwell and then returned to NYU as the Leonard Wagner Fellow in Law & Business, a joint venture of the law school and business school at NYU. At Notre Dame, he will teach in the areas of business law and securities regulation.
Professor Maria Maciá has joined the Law School faculty as a visiting assistant professor for the 2019-2020 school year. After earning her B.A. from Swarthmore College, she worked as an associate with the economic consulting firm Charles River Associates, where she analyzed the economic issues raised by competition litigation and proposed mergers. She then earned both a J.D. and a Ph.D. in economics at the University of Chicago, and most recently served as a judicial clerk for Judge Andrew Hurwitz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Her teaching interests include corporate law as well as law and economics.
Professor David Waddilove will teach Property and Commercial Law at Notre Dame Law School. He earned his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Cambridge in Theology and Religious Studies. He also holds a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale University Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in English Legal History from the University of Cambridge. His law degree comes from the University of Michigan, from which he graduated magna cum laude. He clerked for Judge Morris S. Arnold on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit before practicing commercial litigation in Kansas City. Waddilove has taught property and legal history at Cambridge, where he was a fellow of St Catharine’s College. He was most recently a fellow at Harvard Law School's Project on the Foundations of Private Law.