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Steven Adams

Senior Distinguished Fellow
Degree
J.D., Stanford Law School
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Office
MSL 421
Phone
(651) 962-4986
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-4986
Mail
1000 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Steven M. Adams was a founding Partner and General Counsel of Wayzata Investment Partners ("Wayzata"), an investment manager located in Wayzata, Minnesota with approximately $8 billion under management.  He was an Investment Principal with the predecessor business to Wayzata, which was part of Cargill Financial Services Corporation.  Prior to that, he was a Senior Attorney in the Law Department of Cargill, Inc. and worked as an Associate at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis.  He was Chairman of the Board at Arrow Sheds LLC in Wayne, New Jersey and at Special Devices, Inc. in Mesa, Arizona until 2012 when that company was successfully sold.  He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Lutheran Social Services Foundation of Minnesota and Chairman of the Foundation Investment Committee.  Steve and his two partners were the owners of Tsar Tops Dancer, winner of the 2010 Minnesota Derby at Canterbury Park.

Steven Adams Curriculum Vitae

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
LAWS 779 - 01 Financial Markets - T - R - - - 1330 - 1555 MSL 238
CRN: 43149 Instructor: Steven M. Adams This course introduces the ideas, methods, and institutions that make up the American financial markets. It examines the practices and operation of various markets, including those for corporate stock, debt, securitization, options, futures and commodities, as well as private investment funds and investment banking. The course further considers risk, financial crises, and regulation.

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LAWS 950 - 01 Supervised Resrch & Writing - - - - - - - -
CRN: 43173 Instructor: Steven M. Adams Under the supervision of a faculty member, a student may receive up to two hours of course credit for researching and writing a substantial paper on a topic of the student's own choosing. The student must receive the instructor's per- mission to enroll in this course and must meet periodically with the instructor for discussion, review and evaluation. Each faculty member may supervise the research of no more than five students each semester.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
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