Constance E. Bagley is Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and Visiting Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Yale School of Management, where she teaches legal aspects of entrepreneurship and management. Before joining the Harvard Business School faculty in 2000, she taught for more than 10 years at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where she received Honorable Mention (first runner-up) for the Distinguished Teaching Award. Before teaching at Stanford, she was a corporate securities partner in the San Francisco office of Bingham McCutchen. She was also a member of the faculty of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) International University for Presidents in Hong Kong and the Czech Republic. Professor Bagley is the author of Winning Legally: How Managers Can Use the Law to Create Value, Marshal Resources, and Manage Risk (Harvard Business School Press 2005) and the coauthor (with Diane W. Savage) of Managers and the Legal Environment: Strategies for the 21st Century 5th ed., (Thomson West Legal Studies in Business 2006). She is a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers National Adjudicatory Council and the Wharton Schools Zicklin Center for Ethics Research at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Internet Law, a staff editor of the American Business Law Journal, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Bureau of National Affairs Corporate Practice Series. Professor Bagley received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the Harvard Law School and was invited to join the Harvard Law Review. She received her A.B., with Honors and Distinction, from Stanford University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa her junior year. She is a member of the State Bar of California (inactive) and the State Bar of New York.
Diane W. Savage has been a Lecturer on Business Law at the Stanford Graduate School of Business since 2000. She is also of counsel to Cooley Godward Kronish LLP, a 450-lawyer firm with offices in California, Colorado, and Virginia. Cooley Godward Kronish is a recognized leader in the practice of corporate law. From 1994 to 2000, Professor Savage was a partner at Cooley Godward Kronish, where she headed the firmï¿½s Technology Transactions group. Prior to that time, she served as General Counsel of Adobe Systems. Professor Savage is on the Editorial Board of the Boalt Hall Law Review and a member of the American Law Institute. She received her J.D. from Georgetown International Law Center and was invited to join the Georgetown Law Review. She received her B.A. from Emory University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and the Womenï¿½s Honorary Organization. She is a member of the State Bar of California.