Julian Velasco is an Associate Professor of Law at Notre Dame Law School. He joined the faculty of the Notre Dame Law School in the fall of 2001 and earned tenure in 2007. He has served as a visiting professor at the University of Chicago Law School (2017).
Prior to joining the Notre Dame Law School faculty, he served as an associate professor at the Hofstra University School of Law, practiced law as a corporate attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ellsworth A. Van Graafeiland, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Velasco received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law, where he earned the honors of Kent Scholar and Stone Scholar and served as an editor of the Columbia Law Review. He earned a B.S. magna cum laude from Georgetown University School of Business Administration, where he majored in Finance and minored in Philosophy and in Theology.
Velasco’s primary teaching and research interests include corporate law, corporate governance, and fiduciary law.