Associate Professor of Law, Stanford Law School
Colleen Honigsberg is an Associate Professor at Stanford Law School, where her research is focused on the empirical study of corporate and securities law. Her scholarship uses a variety of econometric techniques and often requires examining new sources of data. Her recent papers have looked at the role creditors play in investment policy, the effects of hedge fund regulation, and the relationship between legal liability and audit quality. Her research, often timely, has been featured in major mainstream publications such as the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times, and her scholarship has been published in leading academic journals.
Prior to joining the faculty in 2016, Professor Honigsberg received her Ph.D. from Columbia Business School and her J.D. from Columbia Law School. She has expertise in accounting and previously worked as a Certified Public Accountant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services and for Compass Lexecon. In addition, she previously served as a Senior Economic Research Fellow with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.