Regina F. Burch - Capital University Law School

Regina F. Burch

Professor of Law

Regina F. Burch


  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • M.S.A., Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts
  • A.B., Harvard College


  • Boards and Corporate
  • Governance
  • Securities Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions


Regina Burch joined the Capital University law faculty in 2003. Previously, she was a visiting professor of law at DePaul University College of Law where she taught Business Organizations and Intellectual Property Transactions. While a student at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Dean Burch was the recipient of the UC Hastings Long Scholarship and the Charlotte & Cecil Poole Scholarship and served as the senior symposium editor for the Hastings West-Northwest Journal of Environmental Law & Policy. Subsequently, she practiced corporate, securities and intellectual property transactional law with the firm of Testa, Hurwitz and Thibeault, LLP in Boston, MA and then with Bingham McCutchen LLP (formerly McCutchen, Doyle, Brown and Enersen, LLP) in Palo Alto, CA.

Burch’s publications include: “Unfit to Serve” Post-Enron, Valparaiso University Law Review, The Myth of the Unbiased Director, Akron University Law Review, Worldview Diversity in the Boardroom: A Law and Social Equity Rationale, Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, and Financial Regulatory Reform Post-Financial Crisis: Unintended Consequences for Small Businesses, Penn State Law Review. 

Previously, Burch served as former Ohio Governor Strickland’s appointed trustee and investment expert on the Retirement Board of the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio.

Professor Burch most recently served as the Associate Director of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).for a three year term and is currently on leave.

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)