Royce Barondes is an Professor of Law at the University of Missouri, where he primarily teaches Business Organizations, Corporate Finance, Securities Regulation and Contracts.
After his graduation from St. Paul’s School, he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he first enrolled in a graduate class at the age of seventeen and was subsequently awarded Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering. Following receipt of a J.D. from the University of Virginia, he was an associate for 6-1/2 years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, in New York City, where his practice emphasized representing investment banks in securities offerings.
He has authored or co-authored over fifteen law review works, in journals such as the George Mason Law Review, the Tulane Law Review and the Fordham Law Review. His research has focused on corporate law and securities law, with some emphasis on initial public offerings and the use of empirical techniques.
Before joining the MU faculty, he taught in the business schools of the University of Georgia and Louisiana State University.