Robert P. Bartlett

Professor (by courtesy), Finance

Robert P. Bartlett

Professor of Finance (by courtesy)

W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business
Academic Area:

Additional Administrative Titles

Faculty Co-director, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School

Research Statement

My research interests lie at the center of law and finance, with a particular emphasis on venture capital finance, market structure, corporate governance, mandatory disclosure, and capital market regulation.

Bio

Robert Bartlett is the W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business and faculty co-director of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School. Before moving to Stanford in 2023, he taught at the law schools of UC Berkeley and the University of Georgia. Bartlett also worked as a corporate associate for Gunderson Dettmer, where his practice focused on startup and venture capital finance transactions.

Academic Degrees

  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2000
  • BA, Harvard University, 1996

Academic Appointments

  • I. Michael Heyman Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Associate Professor of Law at the University of Georgia School of Law

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Gunderson Dettmer, 2000–04

Publications

Journal Articles

Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse, Richard Stanton, Nancy Wallace
Journal of Financial Economics
January 2022 Vol. 143 Issue 1 Pages 30–56
Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
July 2021 Vol. 56 Issue 7 Pages 2500–2544
Robert P. Bartlett, Justin McCrary
Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
May 2020
Robert P. Bartlett, Justin McCrary
Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting
December 2019 Vol. 4 Issue 2 Pages 291–342
Robert P. Bartlett, Justin McCrary
Journal of Financial Markets
September 2019 Vol. 45 Pages 37–60
Robert P. Bartlett, Matthew D. Cain, Jill E. Fisch, Steven Davidoff Solomon
The Business Lawyer
September 2019 Vol. 74 Issue 4 Pages 967–1014
Robert P. Bartlett, Paul Rose, Steven Davidoff Solomon
Journal of Corporate Finance
December 2017 Vol. 47 Pages 151–173
Brian Ayash, Robert P. Bartlett, Annette B. Poulsen
Journal of Corporate Finance
October 2017 Vol. 46 Pages 342–360
Robert P. Bartlett
The Journal of Legal Studies
June 2014 Vol. 43 Issue 2 Pages S379–S405
Victoria C. Plaut, Robert P. Bartlett
Law and Human Behavior
2012 Vol. 36 Issue 4 Pages 293–311

Book Chapters

Robert P. Bartlett
Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions
September 2016 Pages 123–153

Working Papers

Robert P. Bartlett, Justin McCrary, Maureen O’Hara February 2022

Academic Publications

Robert P. Bartlett
Columbia Business Law Review
January 2022
Robert P. Bartlett, Adair Morse, Nancy Wallace, Richard Stanton
Berkeley Technology Law Journal
2021 Vol. 36
Robert P. Bartlett, Frank Partnoy
Vanderbilt Law Review
March 2020 Vol. 73 Issue 2
Robert P. Bartlett
Seattle University Law Review
2015 Vol. 38 Issue 2
Robert P. Bartlett
Vanderbilt Law Review
2012 Vol. 65 Issue 2 Pages 293
Robert P. Bartlett
The University of Chicago Law Review
2010 Vol. 76 Issue 1 Pages 7
Robert P. Bartlett
UC Berkeley: Berkeley Program in Law and Economics
2010 Vol. 36
Robert P. Bartlett
UCLA Law Review
October 2006 Vol. 54 Pages 37

Stanford University Affiliations

  • W. A. Franke Professor of Law and Business Stanford Law School
  • Co-director of the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance Stanford Law School

Insights by Stanford Business

January 11, 2024
A look at thousands of venture capital contracts finds that widespread standardization has made startup financing more efficient.