R. Thomas  Stone Jr.
Professor
Cumberland School of Law
Cumberland School of Law
Office: Robinson Hall 
Email: rtstone@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-2423

Joined faculty in 1978

Teaching & Research Interests: Antitrust, Business Organizations, Contracts, Economic Analysis of Law, Government Regulation of Business

  • Expert in law and economics; business law, including organization, antitrust law, fraud and deceptive trade practice; securities regulation and trading
  • Member, The Federalist Society; National Association of Scholars; The Cato Institute; American Law and Economics Association; American Accounting Association

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Economics, 1975
  • LL.M., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1978
  • J.D., Emory University, 1969
  • B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Economics, 1965

Publications

  • Business in a Changing Society, contributing editor with Cunningham and Aldag, (SouthWestern Publishing, 1996)
  • "Simple Rules for a Complex Accounting World,: 1996 Proceedings of the American Accounting Association
  • "An Economic Analysis of Limiting Securities Regulation," 1994 Proceedings of the American Accounting Association
  • "An Economic Analysis of Limiting Securities Regulation," 1994 Proceedings of the American Accounting Association
  • "Restructuring Accountant s Liability to Third Parties," 1993 Proceedings of the American Accounting Association
  • "A Legal and Economic Analysis of State Deceptive Trade Practice Statutes," 1989 Proceedings of the American Accounting Association