Steven M. Davidoff, a former corporate attorney at Shearman & Sterling, is a professor at the Michael E. Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University. Professor Davidoff also writes a column for the N.Y. Times as the "Deal Professor" in print weekly and on-line for the N.Y. Times Dealbook.  (more)

Professor Davidoff is the author of “Gods at War: Shotgun Takeovers, Government by Deal and the Private Equity Implosion,” an exploration of modern-day deals and deal-making.