Vince Buccola studies the law of corporate and public-entity management, finance, and reorganization. Buccola graduated with a BA in History from Wesleyan University and received his JD from the University of Chicago Law School. After graduating from Chicago, he clerked for the Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and then practiced as a trial lawyer at Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP. In 2012, Buccola returned to his alma mater as a Bigelow Fellow. He joined the Wharton faculty in 2014, where his scholarly and teaching interests merge interests in law, business, and policy. Courses taught include Securities Regulation, Law of Corporate Management and Finance, Economic Analysis of Law, and Public-Entity Bankruptcy.
- JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2008
- BA, Wesleyan University, 2003
Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics
The Wharton School
Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department
Past and Present Public Policy Affiliations
Contributor for World Economic Forum
Business Ethics Quarterly (ad hoc referee, 2015)
American Law & Economics Association (member, 2014 - present)
Academy of Legal Studies in Business (member, 2014 - present)
University of Chicago Law Review (member, 2006 - 2008)
Vincent Buccola (Forthcoming), Law and Legislation in Municipal Bankruptcy.
Vincent Buccola (2016). Corporate Rights and Organizational Neutrality. Iowa Law Review, 101 (2), 499 - 541.
Vincent Buccola (2014). Who Does Bankruptcy? Mapping Pension Impairment in Chapter 9. Review of Banking & Financial Law, 33, 585 - 608.
Vincent Buccola (2014). An Ex Ante Approach to Excessive State Debt. Duke Law Journal, 64 (2), 235 - 285.
Vincent Buccola (2013). Beyond Insolvency, Kansas Law Review, 62, 1 - 51.
Vincent Buccola, Ashley Keller (2010). Credit Bidding and the Design of Bankruptcy Auctions. George Mason Law Review, 18, 99 - 124.