Jerry W. Markham Esq.

Florida International University College of Law
Markham, Jerry W.

Jerry Markham, a Professor of Law at Florida International University College of Law, is a prolific, nationally recognized scholar and proven classroom teacher in the fields of corporate finance, banking, commodities trading, securities and international trade law. He was previously a member of the University of North Carolina law faculty for 12 years and served for 10 years as an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. In addition to numerous law journal articles, he is the author of a three-volume financial history of the U.S. and has co-authored four casebooks on corporate law and banking regulation.

Professor Markham has also published a two-volume treatise and a history book on the law of commodity futures regulation, and was the principal coauthor of a two-volume treatise on securities regulation. Mr.Markham has been a lecturer at the Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France, and also has lectured in Sydney, Warsaw, Beijing, Mexico City, Montevideo, Fukuoka, and Bangkok. He has served as chair of the International Commodity Regulation Committee for the American Bar Association and as co-chair of the Commodity Subcommittee of the Securities Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association.

Before his move to academia, Mr. Markham had been Secretary and Counsel, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Inc.; Chief Counsel, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission; attorney, Securities and Exchange Commission; and a Partner with the international firm of Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance) in Washington, D.C.

Professor Markham received his B.S. from Western Kentucky University and earned his J.D. from the University of Kentucky.

He is the author of Bloomberg BNA Securities Practice Portfolio Series No. 263, Regulation of Swaps and Other Over-the-Counter Derivatives Contracts.