Professor Daniel J. H. Greenwood

Hofstra University

Professor Daniel J. H. Greenwood serves as professor of law at the Hofstra University School of Law. Previously, he was S.J. Quinney Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College Of Law.


Prior to entering teaching, Professor Greenwood was associated with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, where he specialized in mergers and acquisition litigation and related matters. He clerked for United States District Judge Richard Owen, SDNY.


Professor Greenwood’s teaching and research interests lie in the structure and rights of business organizations and other artificial and natural groups; problems of corporate governance, corporate collective responsibility, and the membership and boundaries of the firm; the intersection of democratic theory and corporate law; and problems of group rights in an individualist democracy.


He has published numerous law review articles, book chapters and popular opinion pieces on corporate law, corporate speech rights, and the role of corporations in politics, as well as on minority religious rights and related topics.

His full resume and many of his writings are available on his website,


Professor Greenwood earned degrees from Harvard College and Yale Law School.