Otto G. Stolz

1972-1974, Associate Professor of Law, 1974-1979, Professor of Law


Otto Stolz was a member of the Duke Law faculty for seven years.  He specialized in corporation finance and securities regulation.  While at Duke Stolz was also a consultant to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Stolz completed a bachelor’s degree in engineering at the Stevens Institute of Technology in 1963.  He went on to law school at the University of Virginia where he was a member of the editorial board of the Virginia Law Review.  Stolz earned his LL.B. in 1966.  From 1966 to 1967 he was a Harriman Fellow at the L’Institut des Hautes Etudes International in Geneva.  Stolz spent a few years in private practice in Los Angeles and served as special counsel to the Under-secretary of the Treasury before joining the Duke Law faculty in 1972.

Stolz left Duke in 1979 to become the chairman and chief executive officer of Cannon Mills Company, a textiles manufacturer.  

Sources:

Duke University, School of Law, Bulletin of Duke University School of Law [serial]

1978-79 AALS Directory of Law Teachers 701

Daniel F. Cuff, Business People; Ex-Cannon Chief is Joining Law Firm [perma.cc/UXC7-YB75], New York Times (June 10, 1982) (last viewed Oct. 29, 2015)

Courses Taught

Securities Regulation

Seminar in Corporate Planning and Drafting

Business Planning