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George A Nation III

Professor, Perella Department of Finance and Law, Lehigh University

George A. Nation III earned his Juris Doctorate degree (Cum Laude) from Villanova School of Law where he was a member of the Law Review and Moot Court Board. Professor Nation earned his Bachelor of Science degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Accounting also from Villanova University. He has been a member of the Pennsylvania Bar since 1983. Prior to beginning his academic career at Lehigh, Professor Nation practiced corporate and commercial law in Philadelphia. He is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association.

Professor Nation teaches Legal Environment of Business, a core undergraduate course, and Business Law. He has also taught in the MBA program. Professor Nation received the Lehigh University Award in 1988 and was the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Professor from 1991 to 1994. Professor Nation’s research concerns Constitutional law with a focus on Article V and the Second Amendment, gun regulations, direct democracy, health care, hospital billing of the uninsured, products liability, contracts, commercial lending and environmental law. Nation has published extensively in law reviews and practitioner journals. He is also active in professional education and frequently teaches seminars on the legal aspects of commercial lending.


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    Professor, Perella Department of Finance and Law , Lehigh University