Regina Robson, J.D.

Associate Professor
Discipline Taught: Managing Human Capital
Office: Mandeville 307
Phone: (610) 660-1633
Fax: (610) 660-1229
Email: rrobson@sju.edu


Dr. Robson, a tenured professor at St. Joseph’s, also remains active in private practice. She is a founding member in Robson & Robson LLC, a law practice which focuses on the needs of small to medium-size businesses. In that capacity, she continues to counsel start-ups and established businesses on mergers and acquisitions, contracts and employment issues.  In addition, Dr. Robson is Vice President and General Counsel for an engineering and robotics company, a venture that she started with her husband in 1986.

Education

Villanova University School of Law
J. D., Magna Cum Laude
Rank 1/203; Order of the Coif
Case and Comment Editor: Villanova Law Review

Villanova University
B.A., Honors Program, Summa Cum Laude
Valedictorian

Professional Experience

Robson & Robson, LLC
Member

Production Systems Automation, Inc.
Vice President and General Counsel

Aqua America, Inc.
Assistant General Counsel

Scott Paper Company
Vice President

Courses Taught

Legal Environment of Business
Law for Managers (Graduate)
Stakeholder Ethics (Graduate)
Honors Introduction to Law
Law for Entrepreneurial Ventures

Publications

Crime and Punishment: Rehabilitating Retributions a Justification for Organizational Criminal Liability,  Vol. 47 American Business Law Journal 109 (Spring 2010).

Paying for Daniel Webster: Critiquing the Contract Model of Advancement of Legal Fees in Criminal Proceedings, Vol. 7 Hastings Business Law Journal 275 (Summer, 2011).

The Impact of the Stein Cases on the Practice of Deputizing the Corporation, Vol. 19 Northeast Journal of Legal Studies 1 (Spring, 2008).

An Entrepreneurial Strand in the Business Law Course: The Ice Cream Project Vol. 26 Journal of Legal Studies Education 433 (Summer/Fall 2009).

Breaking Out of the Box: An Exercise in Extra Cubical Thinking, Vol. 11 Journal of the Academy of  Business Education 54 (Fall, 2010).

Refereed Proceedings 

Robson, R.  (2010). Paying for Daniel Webster: Advancement of Legal Fees in Criminal Proceedings.   2010 Academy of Legal Studies in Business. 

Robson, R. (2009).  Breaking Out of the Box: An Exercise in 'Extra-Cubicle' Thinking.   Academy of Business Education.               

Robson, R. (2009).  Crime and Punishment: Rehabilitating Retribution as a Justification for Organizational Criminal Liability.   2009 Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business.  (Abstract only). 

  Robson, R.  (2008). An Entrepreneurial Strand in the Business Law Course: Making It Relevant by Making It Real.   2008 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.  

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

Robson, R. (2012). Friending the NLRB: The Connection Between Social Media, "Concerted Activities" and Employer Interests,  2012 North East Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Saratoga Springs, New York.

Robson, R. (2011). The Picasso Problem: An Integrative Exercise in Moral Rights, Law, Ethical Considerations and the Nature of Property. 2011 Academy of Business Education, Orlando, Florida.

Robson, R. (2010). Paying for Daniel Webster: Legal and Ethical Implications of Advancement of Legal Fees in Criminal Proceedings. 2010 Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Richmond, Virginia.

Robson, E.S. & Robson, R. (2010). Internet Ticket Exchanges: The Last Great Unregulated Securities Market...Maybe. 2010 Annual Meeting Academy of Northeast Legal Studies in Business, Ithaca, New York.

Robson, R. (2009). Breaking Out of the Box: An Exercise in Extra Cubicle Thinking. 2009 Academy of Business Education, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Robson, R. (2009). Rehabilitating Retribution as a Justification for Organizational Criminal Liability. 2009 Southern Academy of Legal Studies in Business, San Antonio, Texas.

Robson, R. (2008). An Entrepreneurial Strand in the Business Law Course: Making It Relevant by Making It Real. 2008 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Long Beach, California.

Robson, R. (2007). Constitutional Limits on the Prosecution of White Collar Crime. 2007 Northeast Academy of Legal Studies in Business Annual Meeting, Galloway, New Jersey.

Working Papers 

Robson, R. & Robson, E. S., Event Tickets, Internet Tickets and Scalping: The Last, Great, “Non-Regulated” Securities Market.

Robson, R., The Picasso Problem: An Integrative Exercise in Moral Rights, Law, Ethical Considerations and the Nature of Property.

Robson, R., "Friending" the NLRB: Social Media, Concerted Activities and Wrongful Termination.

Grants and Awards

2007: Award for Innovation in Teaching presented by the Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Administration

2008: Selection as finalist in 2008  Charles M. Hewitt Master Teaching Competition of Academy of Legal Studies in Business

Research

Corporations and Business Organizations
Contracts and Transactional Law
Jurisprudence

Research in Progress

Robson, R., Story Telling and Legal Pedagogy

Robson, R., Contingent Corporations: Evaluating the Legislation on “B” Corporationsand Ethics

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: Trade Practices, Deceptive Advertising, Mergers and Acquisitions, Product Liability

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