Rachel J. Anderson
Professor Anderson teaches business organizations, human rights, and international business transactions. Her research interests lie at the intersection of those subjects and her current scholarship focuses on global regulation of transnational corporations in the area of human rights. Professor Anderson’s published work appears as articles in the Denver University Law Review, the Hastings Women's Law Journal, and the Michigan State Journal of International Law, as well as a coauthored book chapter in Banana Wars: The Anatomy of a Trade Dispute, comments in the California Law Review and the African-American Law & Policy Report, an essay in the Women's Rights Law Reporter, a coauthored essay in the California Law Review, and an entry on Laws in Enslaved Women in America: An Encyclopedia. She is also a contributor to the second edition of the American Bar Association's Corporate Governance, The In-House Counsel's Essential Toolkit and was a guest writer for the Dean's Column in the Nevada Lawyer.
Professor Anderson is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. In law school, she served as Articles Editor on the California Law Review, Executive Editor on the Berkeley Journal of International Law, and Managing Editor of the journal now known as the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy. She also received an Olin Law and Economics Fellowship and a Justice Ira F. Thomson Fellowship.
Professor Anderson is a graduate of Reed High School in Nevada and joined the faculty in 2007. Before entering academia, she was an associate in the London office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. She acted for banks, private equity, national governments, and transnational corporations in a variety of international business transactions. Before law school, Professor Anderson worked in Berlin for a subsidiary of the German utility Mannheimer Verkehrs- und Versorgungs AG. She consulted on European Commission technical assistance projects in the Russian Federation and energy policy training for public officials and private sector experts in Eastern Europe. Professor Anderson holds an M.A. degree in International Policy Studies from Stanford University and a Zwischenprüfung from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
Professor Anderson serves on the National Advisory Board of the Berkeley Journal of African-American Law & Policy, the board of directors of the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association, and the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada.
- Business Law
- Corporate Governance
- International Business
- Nevada Law & Policy
- Social & Economic Rights