David H. Webber's research focuses on diverse aspects of investment law, including shareholder activism, corporate governance, and shareholder litigation. Webber’s work has been cited by courts and academics, and has been anthologized in Securities Law Review and Corporate Practice Commentator. He has presented his research at the Harvard Stanford Yale Junior Faculty Forum, the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies and the American Law and Economics Association conference, among others. He has published his work in the New York University Law Review, the Northwestern University Law Review, the Journal of Corporation Law and elsewhere, and he has been cited in several corporate and securities cases including Richman v. Goldman Sachs, the In re Countrywide Securities Litigation, and In re Del Monte Foods.
Professor Webber has published op-eds in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and Reuters, and has been interviewed on a range of corporate governance and securities law issues by Nightly Business Report, NPR's Marketplace, Agence France-Presse, Reuters, and others. His work has appeared several times on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. He has testified about pension governance issues in California and New Hampshire, and has spoken at numerous practitioner-oriented conferences. He is a founding member of the Boston University Center for Finance, Law & Policy.
Professor Webber joined BU Law from New York University Law School and the NYU Stern School of Business, where he was a Wagner Fellow at the Pollack Center for Law and Business. Prior to his fellowship, he spent several years litigating corporate and securities cases in New York. Professor Webber holds a BA, magna cum laude, from Columbia University and a JD from the New York University School of Law, where he was a Lederman/Milbank Fellow in Law & Business and an editor for the NYU Law Review.