Ahmed Taha, Ph.D.
Professor of Law
Office: School of Law (SOL)
- J.D., Stanford Law School, 1996
- Ph.D., Stanford University, 1996
- B.S., University of Pennsylvania, 1988
- B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1988
Professor Taha's research focuses primarily on consumer and investor protection law. This research reflects both his training in law and in economics in which he holds a PhD. His research has been discussed in national media outlets, including the
New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Prior to joining the Pepperdine faculty, Professor Taha was a professor at Wake Forest Law School, an attorney in the Antitrust Division of the U. S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., a litigation associate with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California, and a corporate finance analyst at McKinsey and Company in New York. Professor Taha teaches Civil Procedure, Corporations, and Accounting and Finance for Lawyers.
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Ahmed E. Taha, Selling the Outlier, 41 J. CORP. L. 459 (2015) Ahmed E. Taha & Molly Mercer, Unintended Consequences: An Experimental Investigation of the (In)effectiveness of Mandatory Disclosures, 55 SANTA CLARA L. REV. 405 (2015) SSRN Ahmed E. Taha & John Petrocelli, Disclosures about Disclosures: Can Conflict of Interest Warnings Be Made More Effective?, 12 J. EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES 236 (2015) SSRN Ahmed E. Taha & John Petrocelli, Sending Mixed Messages: Investor Interpretations of Disclosures of Analyst Stock Ownership, 20 PSYCHOL. PUB. POL. & L. 26 (2014) SSRN Ahmed E. Taha & Alan Palmiter, Mutual Fund Performance Advertising: Inherently and Materially Misleading?, 46 GEORGIA L. REV. 289 (2012) SSRN HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha, Are College Athletes Economically Exploited?, 2 WAKE FOREST J. LAW & POL'Y 69 (2012) SSRN HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha, Molly Mercer & Alan R. Palmiter, Worthless Warnings? Testing the Effectiveness of Disclaimers in Mutual Fund Advertisements, 7 J. EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES 429 (2010) SSRN HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha, Judge Shopping: Testing Whether Judges' Political Orientations Affect Case Filings, 78 U. CIN. L. REV. 1007 (2010) SSRN HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha & Alan R. Palmiter, Star Creation: The Incubation of Mutual Funds, 62 VAND. L. REV. 1485 (2009) SSRN HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha & Alan R. Palmiter, Mutual Fund Investors: Divergent Profiles, 2008 COLUM. BUS. L. REV. 934 (2008) SSRN HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha & Alan Palmiter, Mutual Fund Investors: Sharp Enough?, 24 J. FIN. TRANSFORMATION 113 (2008) Ahmed E. Taha, Controlling Conflicts of Interest: A Tale of Two Industries, 37 LOY. U. CHI. L. J. 753 (2006) SSRN HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha, Data and Selection Bias - A Case Study, 75 UMKC L. REV. 171 (2006) HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha, How Panels Affect Judges: Empirical Evidence from U.S. District Courts, 39 U. RICH. L. REV. 1235 (2005) HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha, Information and the Selection of Judges: A Comment on "A Tournament of Judges", 32 FLA. ST. U. L. REV. 1401 (2005) HeinOnlineAhmed E. Taha, Information and the Selection of Judges, Jurist online symposium on "The Judicial Confirmation Process" (2004) Ahmed E. Taha, Publish or Paris? Evidence of How Judges Allocate Their Time, 6 AM. L & ECON. REV. 1 (2004) SSRN Ahmed E. Taha, The Equilibrium Effect of Legal Rule Changes: Are the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Being Circumvented?, 21 INT'L REV. LAW. & ECON. 251 (2001)
Ahmed Taha, Paper discussed in article: Immigration Ruling Shows Lawyers Playing Venue Shopping Odds, ASSOC. PRESS, Mar. 8, 2015. Ahmed Taha, Paper quoted in article: Do Investors Care About SEC Mandated Disclosures of Analyst Stock Ownership?, FORBES, Nov. 30, 2012. Ahmed Taha, Quoted in article: Green Light for Hedge-Fund Ads Means Caution on Main Street, WALL. ST. J., April 17, 2012. Ahmed Taha, How Selective Advertising By Mutual Funds Misleads Investors, FORBES, Dec. 8 , 2010. Ahmed Taha, Luck Is the Key to Success for Most Top Mutual Funds, FORBES, June 23, 2010. Ahmed Taha, Paper discussed in column: Using Past to Predict, N.Y. TIMES., May 15, 2010, at B4.. Ahmed Taha, Paper quoted in article: When Ads Say Skill, Think Luck - Report: Performance Is Called Mostly Irrelevant, WALL ST. J., Apr. 22, 2010, at C19.. Ahmed Taha, Paper discussed in column: SEC Issues Worthless Warnings on Fund Performance Ads, FORBES, Apr. 16, 2010.