Ann Morales Olazábal
Associate Professor, University of Miami School of Business
Ann Morales Olazábal is Associate Professor of Business Law in the School of Business Administration at the University of Miami. Her primary area of scholarly interest is the federal securities laws, particularly questions related to assessment of corporate scienter and scienter generally. She has published widely in law reviews and business journals and her work is cited by federal courts, in amicus briefs, in congressional testimony, in federal government policy papers, in law treatises, as well as in industry journals, corporate white papers, and in the media.
Ann teaches MBA courses on contracts and commercial law, international business transactions, corporate governance and securities law, and business ethics. In addition to full time students, she has taught scores of executive MBAs in Coral Gables as well as at remote campuses in Delray Beach, Orlando, Palm Beach Gardens, Tampa, and farther afield in Nassau, Bahamas, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Before joining the faculty at the School of Business, for two years Ann served as General Counsel for a Miami exporting firm with predominately South American clientele. From 1987 to 1995, Ann practiced law in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was a partner at a firm specializing in real estate and commercial litigation. She earned her J.D. at Notre Dame Law School, her M.B.A. at the University of Miami School of Business Administration, and her BA from Texas Christian University. She is an inactive member of the Arizona state and federal bars.