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Marilyn J. Ford, Esq.

Professor of Law
Neil H. Cogan Public Service Chair

BA, Southern Illinois University Carbondale; JD, Rutgers University

School of Law


LAWS 325

Securities Regulation - Law Fall 2018

LAWS 205

Business Organizations - Law Spring 2019

LAWS 418

Advanced Constitutional Law - Civil Righ - Law Fall 2018


Law School Academic

Phone Number

(203) 582-3258

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Marilyn Ward Ford is the Neil Cogan Public Service Professor of Law. A faculty member since 1979, she teaches courses in securities regulation, business organizations, corporate finance, and Native American law. Her areas of research include civil rights, Native American land claim issues, and corporate law. Before coming to the School of Law, she worked as an attorney with a Wall Street law firm and for an integrated, worldwide energy company. At the School of Law, she is adviser to the Black Law Student Association and the Latin American Law Student Association. She also works with the Women’s Law Society. Her personal interests include reading, traveling, and shopping.