Adam B. Badawi

Associate Professor of Law


B.A., 1996, University of California - Berkeley,
J.D., 2003, University of California - Berkeley,
Ph.D., 2004, University of California - Berkeley

Curriculum Vitae





Rachel Mance - (314) 935-6403

Phone / Email

Phone: (314) 935-3377
Email: abadawi@wulaw.wustl.edu   


Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 572

Courses Taught

Contract Theory (seminar)


Adam Badawi is an expert in commercial and corporate law. His research includes theoretical work on contracts and the theory the firm and empirical projects on the content of contracts and on how corporate litigation affects equity prices. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Michigan Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, the George Mason Law Review, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, the Yale Journal on Regulation, the Journal of Corporation Law, the NYU Journal of Law and Business, and the Berkeley Business Law Journal. He has taught at the University of Queensland and will be a visiting scholar at Erasmus University in Rotterdam in the spring of 2014. Prior to joining the faculty in 2010, Professor Badawi served as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. He received his Ph.D., JD, and BA from the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Badawi practiced as a litigator in the San Francisco office of Munger, Tolles & Olson for two and a half years and he clerked for the Hon. Michael W. McConnell of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.