J.B. Heaton is a researcher and writer on issues in finance and legal policy.
 
His published work has been cited by scholars throughout the world and relied on by state and federal courts, including the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, and Fourth Circuits. 
J.B. received his J.D., M.B.A., and Ph.D. (with a finance concentration) from the University of Chicago. He has taught at the law and business schools of the University of Chicago and Duke University and the law school of Northwestern University. He was a litigation partner at a Chicago-based law firm for 14 years and is admitted to the bar in Illinois and New York.
 
Much of his research is available for free download at SSRN. His Google Scholar site is here.  Cases, briefs, and law review articles citing his research are available on Lexis and Westlaw. His CV is available here.
 
To reach J.B., please call his assistant at (312) 487-2600.