B.A., Pennsylvania State University, 1992
J.D., New York University, 1998
LL.M., New York University, 2002
Professor Borden was an attorney with Leboeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, L.L.P., in its New York and Paris offices from 1998 through 2001, when he entered the LL.M. program at New York University. He represented clients in a wide range of business transactions. Professor Borden will teach Contracts and Corporations this year. He is currently serving as an Assistant to the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in the National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL 2804.
Professor Borden serves as a mediator and arbitrator, and has also served as an expert witness in numerous cases involving shareholder rights, corporate fiduciary duties, and contract law.
Professor Borden is a past president of the William K. Thomas American Inn of Court and a member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Bar Association, Northern District of Ohio Chapter.
Professor Borden is a member of the American Law Institute.
Honors and Awards:
Wilson G. Stapleton Award for Faculty Excellence - 2017
University Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence - 2016
Faculty Member of the Year - Elected by Students - 2013, 2016
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Contract Law and Theory
Mergers and Acquisitions
Agency and Partnership
American Law Institute
American Bar Association - ADR Section
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association - ADR Section
Federal Bar Association - Member, Board of Directors
William K. Thomas American Inn of Court - Past President
Cleveland Opera Theater, Vocalist, Board Member