Omari Scott Simmons

Wake Forest University School of Law

Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law

P.O. Box 7206

Winston-Salem, NC 27109

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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3,079

SSRN CITATIONS

4

CROSSREF CITATIONS

6

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“  A book project  ”

Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Lost in Transition: The Implications of Social Capital for Higher Education Access

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 42, 2010, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1785528
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2011
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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education, school, reform, no child left behind, civil rights, admissions, diversity, social capital, social justice, cooperative federalism, college, counseling, instruction, higher education, democratic,

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Innkeepers: A Unifying Theory of the In-House Counsel Role

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 77, 2011, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1577907
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 26 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2011
Omari Scott Simmons and James D. Dinnage
Wake Forest University School of Law and Villanova University Law School
Downloads 348 (127,678)
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general counsel, in-house counsel, corporate governance, corporations, business, transaction, compliance, ethics, legal profession

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Class Dismissed: Rethinking Socio-Economic Status and Higher Education Attainment

Arizona State Law Journal, Forthcoming, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2267106
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 May 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2022
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
Downloads 261 (171,752)
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education, socio-economic status, access, college, admissions, Fisher v. Texas, financial aid, loans, education reform, scholarships, class, affirmative action, preferences, social capital, markets, higher education act, GI Bill, Great Society, Morrill Act

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Delaware's Global Threat

Journal of Corporation Law (Forthcoming), Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2586452
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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globalization, corporate law, corporations, Delaware, litigation, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, securities, governance, capital, court of chancery, courts, regulatory competition, reputation, shareholder, international arbitration

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Branding the Small Wonder: Delaware's Dominance and the Market for Corporate Law

University of Richmond Law Review, Forthcoming, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1085707
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 22 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2009
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Taking the Blue Pill: The Imponderable Impact of Executive Compensation Reform

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Forthcoming, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1306602
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 25 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2009
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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pay, Delaware, credence, shareholder, public, executive compensation, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission, disclosure, regulation, rulemaking, administrative agency, congress, legislation, business, corporation, corporate governance, politics, political, search firm, consultant, managers

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The Corporate Immune System: Governance from the Inside Out

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2263552
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 May 2013 Last Revised: 11 Jun 2013
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
Downloads 188 (233,311)
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corporate law, corporate governance, corporations, business, Dodd-Frank, executive compensation, general counsel, compliance, risk, directors, immune system, organization, new governance, operations, Delaware, SEC

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Political Risk Management

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 64, 2022/2023, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2022 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2022
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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directors, boards, board of directors, enterprise risk management, ERM, ESG, corporate governance, risk, politics, corporate, political risk, shareholder, stakeholder, oversight, corporate law, regulation

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Picking Friends from the Crowd: Amicus Participation as Political Symbolism

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2009, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1367801
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2014
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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politics, amicus, briefs, supreme court, constitution, civil rights, interest groups, courts, stakeholders, legitimacy, institutions, justices

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Chancery’s Greatest Decision: Historical Insights on Civil Rights and the Future of Shareholder Activism

Washington and Lee Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2019
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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shareholder, activism, civil rights, corporate governance, institutional investor, ESG, board of directors, regulation, corporations, social responsibility

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For-Profits and the Market Paradox

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2013, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2282868
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2013
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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higher education, college, market, for-profit, proprietary, financial aid, higher education act, information asymmetries

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Judging the Public Benefit Corporation

The Cambridge Handbook of Social Enterprise Law (Benjamin Means & Joseph Yockey eds.) (Cambridge Univ. Press, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Dec 2017
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Delaware Public Benefit Corporation, Delaware PBC, corporate governance

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The Federal Option: Delaware as a De Facto Agency

Washington Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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corporations, regulation, law, directors, shareholders, officers, Delaware, governance, ESG, stakeholders, business

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The Under-Examination of In-House Counsel

Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, Vol. 11, 2009 , Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1577879
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2010
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Corporate governance, corporations, securities law, regulation, legal profession, general counsel, in-house counsel, business, regulation, corporate, indepedence

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Chief Legal Officer 5.0

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2020
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, In-House Counsel, Corporate Governance, Corporations, Compliance, Risk Management, Professionalism, Board of Directors, Shareholder, Stakeholder, ESG, Shareholder Activism, Artificial Intelligence

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Corporate Reform as a Credence Service

Journal of Business & Technology Law, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1577871
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2014
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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Corporate governance, corporations, securities law, regulation, legal profession, general counsel, in-house counsel, business, regulation, corporate, indepedence

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Forgotten Gatekeepers: Executive Search Firms and Corporate Governance

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2019
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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diversity, ceo succession, misconduct, investors, esg, officer, sec, courts, board of directors, harassment, me-too, business, regulation, gatekeepers, ceo, economics, corporate governance, executive search firms, corporations

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Muted Deterrence: The Enhanced Attribution of Tort Liability to U.S. Higher Education Institutions for Student Safety

Torts Law Journal (Australia), Vol. 22, p. 75, 2014, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 2491280
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Sep 2014
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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deterrence, safety, university, college, campus, tort, crime, assault

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Urban Removal: Reshaping Urban Landscapes through a Responsive Communitarian Lens

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2021
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law
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suburban, urban, fair housing, urban renewal, advocacy, environment, activism, income inequality, segregation, discrimination, minority rights, communitarian, gentrification, civil rights, race, class, housing, political economy, property

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Selective Patronage

Posted: 01 Jun 2022
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law

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ESG, corporate social responsibility, shareholder, activism, civil rights, boards of directors, corporate governance, institutional investor, boycott, apartheid

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A Holistic Model for Student Success in STEM

A Holistic Model for Student Success in STEM (with J. Adams, D. Bright, J. Jackson), in SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY: RESEARCH FROM SOUTH AFRICA AND THE UNITED STATES (Willie Pearson & Vijay Reddy eds.) (Springer 2021)
Posted: 21 Jul 2021
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law

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Higher Education, STEM, Diversity, Science, Access, African Americans

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Potential on the Periphery: College Access from the Ground Up

Rutgers University Press 2018
Posted: 18 Dec 2018
Omari Scott Simmons
Wake Forest University School of Law

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college access, admissions, class, race, counseling, higher education