J. Vincent Eagan, JD, Ph.D.

J. Vincent Eagan is a specialist in law and economics who has produced more than 80 articles, monographs, and conference papers on a wide range of topics, with a focus on government policy toward business. He has served in an editorial capacity on the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, the Harvard Journal of Law and Legislation, Review of Real Estate Research, and Business and Economic Review. Dr. Eagan has taught economics, tax, and legal courses at the MBA program at Georgia State University and the graduate faculties of Howard University, Spelman College, and Morehouse College. His professional experience in corporate and tax law includes practice at Dorsey and Whitney in Minneapolis, with an emphasis on corporate reorganizations, small business taxation, and employee benefits. As a consultant, business analyst, and expert witness, he has advised public agencies, including federal, state, and municipal governments; airport, transit, and port authorities; and school boards. He is a former board member of the National Economics Association and a Charter Fellow of the Southern Center for Public Policy Studies. Dr. Eagan holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a PhD in economics from Georgia State University.

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There’s More Than One Way to Wear a Wire

Meet Guy Gentile, the stock broker turned informant who double-crossed the FBI.

Wall Street Legend Flops in Sports Betting

Howard Lutnick’s sports gambling company, CG Technology, is reportedly being shopped around to gauge interest in a purchase. CG Technology ran into several legal problems involving illegal bets, scheming with bookies, and money laundering.

Will the GOP Finally Crush Class Actions?

Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia) has introduced legislation to reform class actions. The proposed legislation would limit attorney compensation in class actions, bar attorneys from representing the same clients in multiple class actions, and establish tighter requirements for certification of class actions.

If Not Dodd-Frank, Then... What?

Although as a candidate President Trump promised to repeal the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, such repeal does not appear to be a priority right now. Rep. Hensarling’s Financial Choice Act is one alternative to Dodd-Frank, but it has little chance of passing.

Labor’s Last Stand

There are now twenty-eight states with right-to-work laws that ban mandatory union dues.The last case to address this issue before the U.S. Supreme Court resulted in a split decision.