University of Regulation Welcomes Three New School Customers

From left: Alena Allen, Caleb Griffin and Blair Bullock.&#13

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From remaining: Alena Allen, Caleb Griffin and Blair Bullock.

Alena Allen, Caleb N. Griffin and Blair Druhan Bullock joined the U of A University of Law school on June 1.

“Our new school are extraordinary educators, scholars and local community builders, and deliver a prosperity of qualified achievements, expertise and working experience to our law college,” stated Margaret Sova McCabe, dean of the regulation school. “Professors Allen, Griffin and Bullock will enable us to broaden our curricular offerings, reinforce our contributions to exploration parts and publications at the countrywide degree, and boost the campus’ collaborative, innovative, variety and inclusion priorities. We are delighted to have them.”


Alena Allen joins the regulation school as associate dean for exploration and school enhancement and professor of legislation. For the final decade, Allen taught Spouse and children Regulation, Wellbeing Law electives, Torts, and Feminist Jurisprudence at the Cecil C. Humphreys University of Law at the University of Memphis. She also served as co-direct of the College of Memphis campus-wide Eradicating Racism Initiative, Memphis regulation college college senator (2020-21), director of variety (2017-18) and director of school research for Memphis Legislation (2020-21). 

Allen’s study pursuits incorporate the intersection of well being plan and significant feminist theory. Her function has most lately been published in the North Carolina Regulation Evaluate, the Fordham Law Review, and the Ohio State Law Journal. She at the moment serves on the Govt Committee for the Association of American Regulation Schools’ Part on Scholarship and the Peer Assessment Committee for the Food and Drug Legislation Institute.  

Allen has been given numerous awards and honors which includes the MLK50 Faculty Provider Award for demonstrating outstanding service to the University of Memphis, the regulation university and the Memphis authorized neighborhood the Farris Bobango School Scholarship Award for remarkable school scholarship and Professor of the 12 months Award by the graduating class of 2013. She was also picked as a Tennessee Board of Regents Maxine Smith Better Instruction Administration Fellow in 2015 and as an American Society of Medicine, Law, and Ethics/Saint Louis College Health and fitness Regulation Scholar in 2012-13.

She holds a Juris Medical professional from Yale Regulation Faculty and graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.


Caleb Griffin joins the legislation college as an assistant professor. Griffin’s exploration focuses on corporate legislation, corporate governance and tech regulation. In certain, his current get the job done has critically examined the pivotal function that asset supervisors enjoy in environmental, social and governance initiatives at community businesses. In his most modern piece, “Systemically Crucial Platforms,” he proposes impressive methods for regulating Huge Tech. His scholarship has been highlighted or is forthcoming in the Cornell Law Evaluation, Maryland Regulation Critique, Delaware Journal of Company Legislation, SMU Legislation Evaluate and Columbia Small business Regulation Overview.

Prior to signing up for the regulation college, Griffin taught Contracts, Small business Associations, Secured Transactions and relevant courses at Regent University School of Legislation, the place he was awarded Professor of the Year twice. He also practiced corporate regulation at the company of Vinson & Elkins LLP in Houston, Texas.

Griffin graduated cum laude from Harvard Legislation School with a Juris Medical professional degree.


Blair D. Bullock joins the legislation university as an assistant professor. Bullock most not long ago served as Tulane Legislation School’s Murphy Checking out Assistant Professor. Her interdisciplinary scholarship and study largely focuses on employment discrimination and the labor market place, empirically analyzing the effect of polices, laws, judicial selections and company guidance on the submitting and consequence of legal steps and on societal outcomes. Bullock’s scholarship has been showcased or is forthcoming in the Alabama Law Assessment, Washington and Lee Regulation Evaluation and the Oxford Investigation Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance.

Prior to signing up for academia, Bullock clerked for Decide Stephen A. Higginson of the United States Courtroom of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She then spent time in private observe representing nationwide corporations in civil litigation, such as labor and work, condition tax and agreement disputes. Her encounter features extensive brief writing, equally at the trial and appellate stage, as properly as in arbitration. She was also a member of a professional bono demo workforce that secured the exoneration of a wrongfully convicted person who expended over 14 a long time incarcerated in Florida.

Bullock acquired her Ph.D. in legislation and economics and her Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt College wherever she also served as the govt editor for the Vanderbilt Regulation Critique.

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