Dorothy S. Lund

A Mission Statement for Mutual Funds in Shareholder Litigation
Sean J. Griffith
T.J. Maloney Chair and Professor of Law, Fordham Law School.
Dorothy S. Lund
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.

Thanks to Alon Brav, William Birdthistle, Erik Gerding, Dan Klerman, RobertRasmussen, Michael Simkovic, Leo Strine Jr, and David Webber for thoughtful comments and input. This draft has benefited from comments received at the Boston University Law Review Symposium, the Corporate and Securities Litigation Workshop, the National Business Law Scholars Conference, the Southern California Business Law Workshop, and from workshops at Harvard Law School, the University of Minnesota Law School, the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and Vanderbilt Law School. We are also grateful for conversations with plaintiffs’ attorneys and mutual fund representatives who wish to remain anonymous. Finally, thanks to Taylor Apodaca, Benjamin Bloodstein, Matthew Schob, Kevin Sette, and Dmytro Usyk for superlative research assistance. The viewpoints and any errors expressed herein are the authors’ alone.