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Dr. Haskell Murray

Dr. Haskell Murray

Assistant Professor of Management and
Business Law

Email: Dr. Haskell Murray


  • J.D. – Georgia State University College of Law
  • B.A. – Rhodes College (Business Administration) 
  • International Commercial Arbitration Certificate at Johannes Kepler Universität 
  • Advanced Negotiation Certificate, Harvard Negotiation Institute at Harvard Law School



  • Corporate Attorney – Weil, Gotshal, & Manges (New  York, NY)
  • Corporate Attorney – King & Spalding (Atlanta, GA)
  • Judicial Clerk – Delaware Court of Chancery (Wilmington, DE)



  • Adopting Stakeholder Advisory Boards, 54 American Business Law Journal 61 (2017)
  • The Social Enterprise Law Market, 75 Maryland Law Review 541 (2016)
  • An Early Report on Benefit Reports, 118 West Virginia Law Review 25 (2015)
  • Ben & Jerry’s Struggle with Corporate Social Responsibility in an International Context, 32 Journal of Legal Studies Education 287 (2015)
  • State Laboratories and Social Enterprise Law in Research Handbook on Partnerships, LLCs and Alternative Forms of Business Organizations (Robert W. Hillman and Mark J. Loewenstein eds.) (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015)
  • Benefit Corporation and L3C Adoption: A Survey, Stanford Social Innovation Review (2014) (co-authored)
  • Social Enterprise Innovation: Delaware’s Public Benefit Corporation Law, 4 Harvard Business Law Review 345 (2014)



  • Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) (2014)
  • Association of American Law Schools (AALS) (2012)
  • Law & Society (2013)
  • Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business (MALSB) (2016)
  • Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS) (2016, 2015, 2012)
  • Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (SEALSB) (2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
  • Various academic symposia including American University, University of California, Hastings, University of Cincinnati, University of St. Thomas
  • Various nonprofit and bar association conferences including American Bar Association (Corporate Governance and LLC Institute), Center for Nonprofit Management, Nashville Bar Association



  • Best Paper Finalist, Center for Law, Economics, and Finance (C-LEAF), 2013
  • Master Teacher Competition Winner, Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business (MALSB), 2016
  • Best Paper Award Winner, Journal of Legal Studies in Business (JLSB), 2016
  • Junior Professor of the Year, Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (SEALSB), 2016



Professor Murray teaches business law and negotiation courses to undergraduate and graduate students. Currently, his research focuses on corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, sports law, and social entrepreneurship law issues. Professor Murray is on the executive committee of the Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (“SEALSB”) and is a co-editor of the Business Law Professor Blog. His articles have been published in a variety of journals, including the Harvard Business Law Review and the Maryland Law Review. Prior to joining Belmont University’s faculty, Professor Murray clerked on the Delaware Court of Chancery and practiced corporate law at two global law firms: King & Spalding (Atlanta, GA) and Weil, Gotshal & Manges (New York, NY).