Title: Professor Emeritus, Lawyer
Company: The University of Colorado Law School
Location: Boulder, Colorado, United States
Ted Fiflis, Lawyer and Professor Emeritus at The University of Colorado Law School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in legal education.
With more than 50 years of experience in the legal profession, Mr. Fiflis started as a lawyer in his own private practice in 1957. He worked there for eight years, transitioning in 1965 to a position as a law professor at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder, Colorado. He continued to work at the university until 2008, when he retired and took on the designation of professor emeritus, which he holds to this day. Mr. Fiflis was the first attorney in his family, and cites his family, his mentor Archibald Cox, and his law school professor David Hurwitz as supporters in his career.
In addition to his work at the University of Colorado Law School, Mr. Fiflis has applied his knowledge as a visiting professor at a variety of institutions throughout his career. He served as a visiting professor to New York University in 1968, The University of California Davis in 1973, The University of Chicago in 1976, The University of Virginia in 1979, Duke University in 1980, Georgetown University in 1982, The University of Pennsylvania in 1983, American University in 1983, and Harvard University in 1988. Mr. Fiflis worked as a distinguished visiting professor at Washington University in 1991, as a consultant at Rice University, and as an arbitrator for AT&T divestiture disputes from 1984 to 1987.
Mr. Fiflis co-authored the third edition of “Accounting for Business Lawyers” in 1970, “Accounting Issues for Lawyers” in 1991, and served as the editor-in-chief of the Corporate Law Review from 1977 to 1988. He has also contributed multiple articles to professional journals, and maintains affiliations with several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools, the Colorado Bar Association, the American Law Institute and the Colorado Association of Corporate Counsel. Throughout his career, Mr. Fiflis considers his work as an arbitrator for AT&T as a highlight, and is also proud of his service as an expert witness for the Royal Bank of Scotland in a $70 billion case against the directors of Enron.
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