Celia R. Taylor

Professor; Nanda Professor-Director of ILSP

  • Faculty


Contracts, Securities Regulation, Corporations and Corporate Governance, Business Law, International Law

Professional Biography

Professor Taylor was the top woman graduate from New York University School of Law where she earned her JD and graduated with distinction from Columbia University where she earned her LLM.

Prior to joining the University of Denver faculty, Professor Taylor was a corporate/securities attorney in San Francisco and taught legal writing at Columbia. She teaches in the corporate/commercial area and is the Director of the International Legal Studies Program. She has participated in many international projects including those with the University of Oslo, Moscow State University and Nagoya University.

Professor Taylor is the author of numerous law review and other articles and is a national expert of the topic of conflict minerals.

Corporations Syllabus, fall 2018

Contracts Syllabus, fall 2018

Pepsi Points Video One

Pepsi Points Video Two

Wall Street Journal


  • BA, Economics, George Washington University
  • JD, New York University School of Law
  • LLM, Columbia University

Featured Publications

The Impact of Boilermakers Continues to be Felt: Utah Court Upholds Delaware Forum Selection Clause, (2015).
Business Organizations: Practice Ready Materials in Business Organizations: Practice Ready Materials. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (2015).
Drowning in Disclosure: The Overburdening of the Securities Exchange Commission, fall Pepperdine Journal of Business (2013).