Michael Marin

Associate Professor and Associate Dean

LLM (University of Cambridge)

Law, Faculty of

Ludlow Hall 214B


1 506 453 4702

Research interests

  • corporate governance
  • economic justice
  • civil liability of directors & officers
  • law of cooperatives
  • university discipline
  • clinical legal education & access to justice


Michael Marin joined UNB Law in July 2016, after four years at the University of Ottawa, where he was a full-time professor and founding Academic Director of the Business Law Clinic. Before entering academia, Prof. Marin practiced corporate and commercial litigation at an international law firm in New York City, and clerked for the Hon. Ian Binnie, formerly of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Prof. Marin received an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Gates Scholar. In 2011-12, he was a Fellow of Action Canada, a program that supports the development of Canada’s emerging public policy leaders. Prof. Marin is a member of the Bar of New York, the Law Society of Upper Canada, and the Law Society of New Brunswick. He holds a law degree from the University of Ottawa and an M.A. in public policy from Carleton University.

Courses taught

  • Torts
  • Administrative Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Clinical Program
  • Jessup Moot

Selected publications

“The Uncertain Scope of Malicious Prosecution: Insights from Canada” (2016), 24:2 Tort Law Review 80.

“Organizational Form and Financial Stability: Lessons from Cooperative Banks in the US and UK” (2016), 31:3 Banking & Finance Law Review 513.

“University Discipline in the Age of Social Media” (2015) 25:2 Education & Law Journal 31.

“Should the Charter Apply to Universities?” (2015) 35:1 National Journal of Constitutional Law 29.

“Disembedding Corporate Governance: The Crisis of Shareholder Primacy in Canada and the U.K.,” (2013) 39:1 Queen’s Law Journal 223.

Detailed research publications