Micah Officer, an Academic Affiliate and professor of finance at Loyola Marymount University, has over two decades of experience in research related to corporate finance and corporate governance issues. His specific focus includes capital structure, dividend policy, stockholder voting rights and the contractual features of merger agreements.
Micah has published articles in several top-tier finance journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, and Journal of Corporate Finance. He regularly gives presentations at universities and conferences around the world. Additionally, Micah has served as an expert witness and consultant on multiple litigation matters over the last 20 years.
Micah’s paper titled “Inter-firm linkages and the wealth effects of financial distress along the supply chain” (co-authored with M. Hertzel, Z. Li, and K. Rodgers) won the Fama/DFA prize for best capital markets paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in 2008.