Anita Krug

  • D. Wayne and Anne Gittinger Professor of Law

Contact

Phone: (206) 543-4145
Email: akrug@uw.edu

Education

Ph.D. 2000, Harvard University J.D. 1997, Harvard Law School M.A. 1996, Harvard University B.A. 1991, Kansas State University

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Securities — Corporate Governance — Mergers and Acquisitions — Business and Corporate Law

Recent Courses

LAW A 517 Securities Regulation

Anita K. Krug is the D. Wayne and Anne Gittinger Professor of Law. She served as the interim Toni Rembe Dean of the University of Washington School of Law in 2017-18. A member of the faculty since 2010, Dean Krug served as the law school's associate dean for research and faculty development from 2014 to 2016. Her research primarily revolves around securities regulation, particularly relating to the regulation of investment advisers, public and private investment funds and other financial institutions. She teaches business and securities law courses, including courses on securities regulation, corporate governance and business acquisitions.

Dean Krug's recent scholarship has been published in the Columbia Law Review, the Southern California Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, the Iowa Law Review, and the Boston University Law Review, among other journals, and has been selected for republication in the Securities Law Review and the Corporate Practice Commentator and presentation at the Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum.

Dean Krug has spoken on securities law and corporate governance topics both throughout the United States and at international venues, including the University of Hong Kong, University College London, the University of Queensland, the University of Toronto, and the University of British Columbia. She is a co-founder of the Pacific Rim M&A Institute and is on the board of directors of Two Roads Shared Trust, Altegris KKR Commitments Master Fund, and Centerstone Investors Trust.

Dean Krug earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in political science from Harvard University, where she was a Jacob K. Javits Fellow and a teaching fellow for undergraduate courses in political theory and constitutional interpretation. She received her J.D. degree from Harvard Law School, where she was an articles editor of the Harvard Law Review and received the Mark DeWolfe Howe Fellowship in Legal History and Civil Rights. Prior to law school, Dean Krug was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cologne. She clerked for Judge Norman H. Stahl, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Before joining the Law School, Professor Krug was an equity partner with Howard Rice (now Arnold & Porter) in San Francisco, California, where her securities practice revolved around advising investment advisory firms and representing institutional investors in connection with their investments in hedge funds and private equity funds. She has taught at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where she was also a Research Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews

Book Chapters

Book Reviews

  • Anita Krug, Book Note, 6 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 272-73 (1993) (reviewing Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action (Richard Pierre Claude & Burns H. Weston eds. 1992)).

Professional Publications

News Media

  • Anita K. Krug, Come Together: The Convergence of the Business Missions of PE and Hedge Funds, 18 The Daily Deal, Dec. 17, 2007, at 13.
  • Anita K. Krug, Bear Pair, The Deal, Aug. 8, 2008.

Other Publications

  • Panelist, "Institutional Investors and Corporate Governance", Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, Section on Business Associations (January 5, 2018)

  • Moderator, "Offering, Selling, and Trading Securities: New Perspectives", Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, Section on Securities Regulation (January 5, 2018)

  • Moderator, "Emerging Voices in Securities Regulation--Works-in-Progress Workshop", Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, Section on Securities Regulation (January 4, 2018)

  • Moderator, "The Structure of Deals", The Art and Science of the IP Deal, University of Washington School of Law (April 7, 2017)

  • Invited participant, Investment Funds Roundtable, Boston University School of Law (November 6, 2016)

  • Speaker, "Investor Democracy", 2016 National Business Law Scholars Conference, (June 23, 2016)

  • Panelist, "Investors, Consumers, and the Public Interest", International Conference on Law and Society, (June 4, 2016)

  • Speaker, "Investor Democracy", Faculty Colloquium, University of Washington School of Law (March 31, 2016)

  • Invited participant, Investment Funds Roundtable, Boston University School of Law (December 4, 2015)

  • Speaker, "U.S. Law Governing Mergers and Acquisitions", U.S.-China Exchange Council, University of Washington School of Law (November 4, 2015)

  • Speaker, "Toward Better Mutual Fund Governance", Annual Meeting, Midwestern Law and Economics Association (October 2, 2015)

  • Speaker, "Investing and Pretending", 2015 Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum, (June 17, 2015)

  • Speaker, "Uncertain Futures in Evolving Financial Markets", National Business Law Scholars Conference, (June 4, 2015)

  • Panelist, "Corporate Law Roundtable: Shareholders, Stewardship & Accountability", Annual Meeting, Law & Society Association (May 28, 2015)

  • Speaker, "Uncertain Futures in Evolving Financial Markets", Faculty Colloquium, University of Colorado School of Law (January 30, 2015)