Donald K.S. Petersen

Donald K.S. Petersen

Professor

B.A., University of Chicago, 1986
J.D., cum laude, Harvard Law School, 1989

petersed@cooley.edu

Professor Petersen joined the Cooley Law School faculty in 2005. His previous academic experience includes two years as a Teaching Fellow in Economics at Harvard University, and seven years as a lecturer in economics at Oakland University, in Rochester, Mich.

From 1994-2005, he was a shareholder in the firm of Petersen, Lefkofsky & Gorosh, P.C., in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. He represented investors, entrepreneurs, professional athletes and closely-held companies in a variety of contractual, business, and real estate matters.

Previously, he was a commercial litigation associate with the firms of Miro Miro & Weiner, P.C., in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. (1991-1994) and Bickel & Brewer, in Chicago, Ill. (1989-1991).

At Cooley, Professor Peterson teaches Secured Transactions, Property I, Property II, and Sports and Entertainment Law.

Bibliography

Articles

Donald K.S. Petersen, Hidden Security Interests: A Secured Transaction When You Least Expect It, 10 Thomas M. Cooley J. Prac. & Clin. L. 33 (2007).

Don Petersen, Marion Hilligan, Nelson P. Miller, & Chris Hastings, Superhuman Biotechnology’s Emerging Impact on the Law, 24 Thomas M. Cooley. L. Rev. 1 (2007).

Books and Chapters in Books

Donald K.S. Petersen, Security Interests in Personal Property, authored by Eldon H. Reiley. St. Paul, Minn.: WestGroup, (1999) 2010 Supplement.

Donald K.S. Petersen, "Recording and Perfection," In Raymond T. Nimmer, Commercial Asset Based Financing (Chapter 7). St. Paul, Minn.: WestGroup, (2010).

Donald K.S. Petersen, "Foreclosure Sales & Disposition," In Raymond T. Nimmer, Commercial Asset Based Financing (Chapter 6). St. Paul, Minn.: WestGroup, (2009).

Donald K.S. Petersen, "Understanding Intangible Assets." In Cyber Liability and Insurance: Managing the Risks of Intangible Assets, authored by Donald Peterson, Ann Kale, John Wurzler, Joseph Schwerha, T.R. Franklin and Marcia Sutton. Cincinnati, Ohio: The National Underwriter Co. (2009).

Donald K.S. Petersen, "Valuation of Intangible Assets." In Cyber Liability and Insurance: Managing the Risks of Intangible Assets, authored by Donald Peterson, Ann Kale, John Wurzler, Joseph Schwerha, T.R. Franklin and Marcia Sutton. Cincinnati, Ohio: The National Underwriter Co. (2009).

Donald K.S. Petersen, Security Interests in Personal Property, authored by Eldon H. Reiley. St. Paul, Minn.: WestGroup, (1999) 2009 Supplement.

Donald K.S. Petersen, Security Interests in Personal Property, authored by Eldon H. Reiley. St. Paul, Minn.: WestGroup, (1999) 2008 Supplement.

Donald K.S. Petersen, "A Chapter about Fred Lasher." In Sock It To ‘em Tigers: The Incredible Story of the 1968 Detroit Tigers, edited by Mark Pattison & David Raglin. Hannover, Mass.: Maple Street Press (2008).

Book Review and Other Short Works

Don Petersen & Nelson Miller, Book Review, 9 J. Markets & Morality 379 (2005) (reviewing The Consciousness of the Litigator).

 

Real-World Experience

Specialties: Contracts, Business, Real Estate

Courses: Secured Transactions, Property I, Property II, Sports and Entertainment Law


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