After 50 Years, Tamar Frankel Is “Retiring” from Boston University LAW Faculty
At 93, she plans to continue teaching and “shaking up Wall Street”
Tamar Frankel, Professor of Law
SJD., LLM., Harvard Law School; Jerusalem Law Classes, Israel
On January 6th 2018, Tamar Frankel was awarded the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award by Association of American Law Schools (AALS). The Award honors a lawyer whose work has had a significant impact upon women, the legal community, and the academy.
Other awards and honors:
- 2013 The Institute for the Fiduciary Standard established the annual Frankel Fiduciary Prize to honor individuals who advance fiduciary principles. The prize is named after Professor Tamar Frankel.
- 2012 Noted on “Breaking Barriers,” The Unfinished Story of Women Lawyers and Judges in Massachusetts “
- 2010 Named one of 50 Top Women in Wealth Management by ThinkAdvisor
- 2009 Noted in The Lawdragon as one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America
- 2007 Chosen as one of the Women Trailblazers in the Law by the American Bar Association Commission on Women in the Profession
Professor Tamar Frankel has written and taught in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance. She is the author of numerous books. She has published more than 70 articles and book chapters, and co-chaired for more than 10 years the ALI-ABA Investment Management Advanced Course with Clifford E. Kirsch.
In 1998, Professor Frankel was instrumental in the establishment and corporate structure of the Internet Corporation for Names and Numbers (ICANN).
A long-term member of the Boston University School of Law faculty, Professor Frankel was a visiting scholar at the Securities and Exchange Commission (1995-1997) and at the Brookings Institution (1987). Tamar Frankel taught and lectured at Oxford University, Tokyo University, Harvard Law School, Harvard Business School, University of California Law School, Berkeley and consulted with the People’s Bank of China.
A native of Israel, Professor Frankel served as an attorney in the legal department of the Israeli Air Force, an assistant attorney general for Israel’s Ministry of Justice and the legal advisor of the State of Israel Bonds Organization in Europe. She also has been in private practice in Israel, Boston and Washington, D.C. She is married and has two children. She is a member of the Massachusetts Bar, the American Law Institute, The American Bar Foundation.
Professor Frankel’s recent and upcoming events.
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Conversations with Tamar Frankel on law, mutual funds, corporate governance, fiduciary.
Books by Tamar Frankel include her writings in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.
Publications by Tamar Frankel include her writings in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.
The two courses, “Law and the Lobby” and “Trust and Honesty in the Real World,” were designed by Professors Tamar Frankel and Mark Fagan, a Senior Fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Professor Frankel has written and taught in the areas of mutual funds, securitization, financial system regulation, fiduciary law and corporate governance.