Faculty Profile: Joan Heminway

Joan HeminwayThe University of Tennessee College of Law1505 W. Cumberland Avenue Knoxville, TN 37996 Work Phone: (865) 974-3813Website: http://law.utk.edu/people/joan-heminway/Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (25)
  • Torte & Insurance
  • Principles of Practice: Business Law
  • Animal Law Forum 2018
  • Business Law Forum 2018
  • Corporate Counsel Forum 2018
  • Principles of Practice: Business Law
  • Inventor Legal & Business Boot Camp
  • Business Law Forum 2017
  • Hot Topics in Business Law: Tennessee’s New For-Profit Benefit Corporation Act
  • Business Law: Deal Structure with Point and CounterPoint
  • Business Law Forum 2016: Evolving Topics in Capital Raising
  • Unleashed: Hot Topics in Animal Law 2016
  • Hot Topics in Business Law: Tennessee’s New For-Profit Benefit Corporation Act
  • Business Law Forum 2015: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Business Combination Transactions
  • Maximizing Intellectual Property Value in Business Formations
  • Challenging Provisions of the Tennessee Revised LLC Act
  • Challenging Provisions of the Tennessee Business Corporations Act
  • Common Filing Issues with the Tennessee Secretary of State
  • Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act- More Small Business Capital in Tennessee?
  • General Practice Summit 2013 - Nashville
  • Business: Tennessee Business Corporations Act
  • Traps for the Unwary – Common Challenges Facing Business Lawyers in Tennessee
  • Business Law Seminar
  • Ethical Considerations and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense
Biography

Professor Heminway brought nearly 15 years of business finance and governance practice experience when she joined the faculty of the UT College of Law in 2000. She was an attorney in the Boston office of the firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 1985 through 2000 working in the areas of public offerings, private placements, mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and restructurings. She teaches primarily in the areas of corporate governance, corporate finance, and securities regulation. She has served as an expert witness and consultant on business finance and governance issues, as well as federal and state securities law matters, and is a frequent continuing legal education presenter on business law issues. She is Chair-Elect of the Executive Committee of the TBA Business Law Section and is a former Chair of the Corporate Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the Boston Bar Association. Professor Heminway also has represented clients pro bono on political asylum applications, landlord/tenant appeals, social security/disability cases, and not-for-profit incorporations and related business law issues. She is a registered yoga teacher (RYT 200) and a regular yoga practitioner.