Randall S. Thomas joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2000, having served previously in teaching positions at the University of Iowa, the University of Michigan, Duke University, Boston University, and the University of Washington.
Prior to teaching law, Professor Thomas was in private practice for four years, and clerked for U.S. District Judge Charles Joiner of the Eastern District of Michigan. In his fourteen years of teaching, Professor Thomas has earned a reputation of being one of the most productive and thoughtful corporate and securities law scholars in the nation. His recent work addresses issues such as executive compensation, corporate voting, corporate litigation and the structure of firms. An acclaimed teacher, Professor Thomas teaches a variety of courses in corporate law, including corporations and securities regulation.