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Jennifer Pacella

Kelley School of Business

Expert Bio

Jennifer M. Pacella is an associate professor of business law and ethics at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Her scholarship examines issues of whistleblowing law, corporate compliance, organizational governance, and business and professional ethics, and she has published several academic articles in prestigious law journals and law reviews to date on these subjects.

Pacella has also organized various whistleblowing events in which whistleblowers have visited academia to speak to students and faculty about their courageous experiences. Previously, she was an assistant professor of law at the Zicklin School of Business of Baruch College, City University of New York.

She has received several awards for her scholarship from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business and serves as vice chair of the academy’s Ethics Section and vice president of its Mid-Atlantic regional organization. Before entering academia, she was a law clerk to Judge Julio M. Fuentes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and also practiced securities and financial law as an attorney for several years in the New York City office of Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Areas of Expertise

Whistleblowing law, complicit whistleblowers, attorney whistleblowing, corporate compliance, organizational governance, professional regulation of compliance officers and attorneys, business and professional ethics.

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