Anita K. Krug
Professor Krug teaches business and securities law courses, including courses on securities regulation, corporate structure and governance, and investment advisers and investment funds. Professor Krug's research interests primarily revolve around securities regulation, particularly relating to the regulation of investment advisers, public and private investment funds, and other financial institutions, such as broker-dealers and banks. She is also interested in the nature of fiduciary obligations and issues in corporate governance and jurisprudence and legal theory.
Before joining the Law School, Professor Krug was an equity partner with Howard Rice (now Arnold & Porter) in San Francisco, California, where her securities practice revolved around advising hedge fund managers and other investment advisory firms and representing institutional investors in connection with their investments in hedge funds and private equity funds. She has taught courses on hedge funds and investment management law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where she was also a Research Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy, and at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Professor Krug earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in political science from Harvard University, where she was a Jacob K. Javits Fellow and a teaching fellow for undergraduate courses in political theory and constitutional interpretation. She received her J.D. degree from Harvard Law School, where she was Articles Editor of the Harvard Law Review and received the Mark DeWolfe Howe Fellowship in Legal History and Civil Rights. Prior to law school, Professor Krug studied political science at the University of Cologne as a Fulbright Scholar. Professor Krug clerked for Judge Norman H. Stahl, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.