Marco J. JimenezProfessor of Law
B.A., University of Southern California
B.S., University of Southern California
LL.M., (Criminal Law) Northwestern University
J.D., Yale Law School
International Sales and Arbitration, Jurisprudence, Western Legal Thought, and Roman Law
Marco Jimenez, who is a Professor of Law, teaches and writes in the areas of Contracts, Remedies, Western Legal Thought, International Sales Law and Arbitration, and Interdisciplinary Jurisprudence, and has received the Dickerson-Brown Award for Excellence in Faculty Scholarship, the Branton Excellence in Teaching Award, the Golden Apple Teaching Award for Best Full-Time Program Professor, and held the Leroy Highbaugh Sr. Research Chair during the 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 academic years. He has also coordinated the Honors Program, and has coached the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court team, which competes annually in both Hong Kong and Vienna, and has also co-coached the Stetson Negotiation team.
Professor Jimenez graduated in 2000 from Yale Law School, where he was an Olin Fellow and a member of the Yale Journal on Regulation and the Yale Journal of International Law. He received his undergraduate degrees in International Relations (B.A.) and Finance and Business Economics (B.S.) from the University of Southern California, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1997. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Additional publications are available on SSRN.
The Many Faces of Promissory Estoppel: An Empirical Analysis under the Restatement (Second) of Contracts
This Article explores the manner in which courts have conceptualized, decided, and enforced promissory estoppel claims under § 90 of the Restatement (Second) of Contracts.
This Article critically examines the applicability of law and economics, or wealth maximization theory, to contract law by examining this theory from within the consequentialist framework of utilitarianism.
Before joining Stetson's faculty in 2006, Professor Jimenez clerked for the Honorable James Lawrence King on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and practiced in the areas of contract, antitrust, and securities law.
Professor Jimenez' areas of academic interest include contracts, remedies, jurisprudence, law and economics, and western legal history and thought, and his articles have appeared in such journals as the UCLA Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, the Pepperdine Law Review, the Emory Law Journal, the Florida State University Law Review, the DePaul Law Review, and the U.C. Davis Law Review.