Dori K. Bailey

Dori K. BaileyAdjunct Professor

Professor Bailey teaches courses in Banking Law and Business Valuation Law. Her scholarship centers on issues in banking law, federal preemption, freedom of speech, and securities law. Professor Bailey’s recent article, The New York Times and Credit Rating Agencies: Indistinguishable under First Amendment Jurisprudence was published as the lead article in the Denver Law Review. Professor Bailey is the recipient of the 2015 American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers Annual Writing Competition Award for A Defense of the Doctrine of Preemption: Revealing the Fallacy that Federal Preemption Contributed to the Financial Crisis published in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. Professor Bailey’s article was selected as the winner of the award after an invitation to enter her article in the competition.

Professor Bailey practices law with Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC in Syracuse, New York. She concentrates her practice in representing public and private companies in domestic and cross-border transactions. Professor Bailey has managed all phases of corporate transactions, commercial contract negotiation, intellectual property licensing, private equity investment, financing, and associated regulatory compliance matters. She is experienced in mergers and acquisitions, stock purchases, asset purchases, joint ventures, divestitures, recapitalizations, redemptions, software licensing, secured financings, private placements, public securities filings, and corporate governance issues. Professor Bailey has particular experience in banking law and regulation and business valuation matters.
Professor Bailey previously practiced with Latham & Watkins, LLP in Washington, D.C. where she represented clients in all facets of corporate transactional and regulatory matters.

Professor Bailey received her juris doctor from Cornell Law School where she completed a concentration in Business Law and Regulation and served as Research Editor of the Cornell International Law Journal. While at Cornell, Professor Bailey held positions as a teaching assistant and a research assistant.

Professor Bailey is admitted to practice in New York, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Prior to entering law school, she was a commercial loan officer with the Bank of New York.


  • Cornell Law School
    J.D. 1999
  • State University of New York at Albany
    B.S., magna cum laude 1988