Jerry Markham is a prolific, nationally recognized scholar and proven classroom teacher in the fields of corporate finance, banking, securities and derivatives.

Jerry Markham is a Professor of Law at Florida International University College of Law at Miami. He was previously a tenured Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina for 12 years. Before that, he served for 10 years as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University School of Law in Washington, D.C.

Professor Markham’s published works have been cited by the Supreme Court, numerous other federal and state courts and in some 600 professional publications. Professor Markham’s three-volume Financial History of the United States was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title.

Prior to academia, Professor Markham served as Secretary and Counsel for the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc (CBOE); as Chief Counsel, Division of Enforcement, United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission; as an attorney at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); and partner in the international firm of Rogers and Wells (now Clifford Chance).

 

Professor Jerry W. Markham

PRESENT EMPLOYMENT


Professor of Law
Florida International University College of Law at Miami

2003-Present

Subjects: Business Associations, International Business Transactions, Banking, Securities Regulation and International Litigation

Lecturer: Sydney, Australia (June 2001); Fukuoka, Japan (March 1998); Mexico City, Mexico (October 1997); Bangkok, Thailand (May 1997); Beijing, China (January 1995); Warsaw, Poland (February 1995); University of Lyon (Spring 1994); Montevideo, Uruguay (July 1992); London, England (1989 and 2014).

Author of A Financial History of the United States, a three volume history selected by Choice Magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2002.


PRIOR EMPLOYMENT

Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill
1991-2003

Chairman, Securities Education Institute Inc. and Futures Education Institute Inc.
1993-1998

Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
l981-1991

Partner, Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance), Washington, D.C.
l982-1991 (Associate 1978-1982)

Chief Counsel, Division of Enforcement United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission
1975-1978

Secretary and Counsel, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc. Chicago, Illinois
1974-1975

Attorney, Office of General Counsel, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
1972-1974


Member:

Board of Directors, Nomura Derivative Products, Inc.
2000-Present

Board of Advisors, University of North Carolina Banking Institute
1997-Present

Financial Products Advisory Committee of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission
1997-1999


LEGAL EDUCATION

LL.M., Georgetown University Washington, D.C.
1974

J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law
1972

Activities and Honors:

Editor-In-Chief, Kentucky Law Journal

Order of the Coif

Class Standing: 1 of 154


UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION

B.S., Western Kentucky University
1969

BAR Membership
New York (Inactive)