Donald O. Mayer

Professor of the Practice

  • Faculty

Professional Biography

Attorney, teacher, writer since 1973. Served in USAF, attended Duke Law School, Georgetown University Law Center (International Law), practiced law in Asheville N.C., became full professor of management and marketing at Oakland University before coming to University of Denver in 2007.


  • Certificate, Moral Foundations of Politics, Yale University - Coursera, 2020
  • LLM, International and Comparative Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 1985
  • JD, General Law, Duke University Law School, 1973

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Practising Attorney

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Legal Studies in Business

Featured Publications

Mayer, D. O. (2007). Corporate Citizenship and Trustworthy Capitalism: Co-Creating a More Peaceful Planet. American Business Law Journal, 237 – 286.


Mayer, D. O. (2010). Article: Legal Loopholes and Corporate Legal Strategy: A Reply to Professor Ostas.


  • Viginia Maurer Award for Best Ethics Paper, Academy of Legal Studies in Business