Prof. Sharon Hannes is a Professor of Law and the Academic Director of the Tel-Aviv - Berkeley Executive LL.M. Program in Commercial Law, a joint program of Tel-Aviv University and UC Berkeley. He is also the academic Director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law (the largest legal research center in Israel),
the editor in chief of the journal Theoretical Inquiries in Law,
and previously served as the Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law.
Prof. Hannes received his S.J.D. in Corporate and Financial Law from Harvard Law School, where he was the recipient of the Byse Fellow (2001). He completed his LL.M. in Corporate Law at NYU School of Law, where he was a Hauser Global Scholar.
Prof. Hannes is a TAU alumnus. In 1997 he received his LLB degree in Law and a BA degree in Accounting.
Prof. Hannes was a Visiting Professor in the Fall of 2003, and during 2008-2009 at Northwestern University School of Law, and during the Fall of 2011 at Columbia Law School.
His publications include:
"Compensating for Executive Compensation: The Case for Gatekeeper Incentive Pay", 98 California. L. Rev. 385 (2010)
"Reverse Monitoring: On The Hidden Role of Employee Stock-Based Compensation", 105 Michigan Law Review 1421 (2007).
"The Market for Takeover Defenses", 101 Northwestern University Law Review 125 (2007).
"A Demand Side Theory of Anti-Takeover Defenses", 35 Journal of Legal Studies 475 (2006).