Robert Emerson

Business law professor receives award

Robert W. Emerson, Huber Hurst Professor of Business Law at the Warrington College of Business and Affiliate Professor, Center for European Studies, University of Florida, was awarded the John Bonsignore Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Legal Studies Education – the Career Teaching Award for his discipline. It was presented by the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) at the ALSB’s Annual international conference.

A winner of 14 University teaching awards and seven-time recipient of the ALSB’s Best Paper Award and the author of numerous law journal articles and other works on U.S. and international franchise law, Prof. Emerson has led research symposia on franchising, testified about franchise law and ethics before the U.S. Congress, served as an expert witness in numerous court cases, and taught franchise and distribution law at universities and institutions throughout North America and Europe. An inaugural member of the Conseil Scientifique for the Union Internationale des Huissiers de Justice (UIHJ) as well as a Reporter for the UIHJ’s triennial World Congress, he was editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal and is also the author of many law review articles on comparative civil procedure.