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School of Law


Emily R. Winston

Title: Assistant Professor
School of Law
Phone: 803-777-6591

1525 Senate Street
Room 229
Columbia, SC 29208

Resources: CV [PDF]

Emily Winston


Emily Winston joined the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2019. She teaches Business Associations and Securities Regulation. Her research explores the economic and social impacts of corporate governance and market structures.

Prior to joining the University of South Carolina School of Law, she was a Jacobson Research Fellow in Law and Business at NYU School of Law. Prior to that, she was a Clinical Fellow and Supervising Attorney at NYU’s Business Law Transactions Clinic. She also served as a C.V. Starr Lecturer at the Peking University School of Transnational law in Shenzhen, China.

Professor Winston earned a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. She received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 2010. After earning her J.D., she practiced law for several years at Dewey & LeBoeuf and Paul Hastings in New York where her practice focused on capital markets and finance transactions involving publicly traded Latin American companies.


  • Business Associations (LAWS 609)
  • Securities Regulation (LAWS 606)


  • Managerial Fixation and the Limitations of Shareholder Oversight, __ Hastings L. J. __ (forthcoming 2020). [SSRN]
  • Benefit Corporations and the Separation of Benefit and Control, 39 Cardozo L. R. 1783 (2018). [SSRN]

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