David Skeel

Dr. David Skeel is an elder of Tenth Presbyterian Church, in Philadelphia, PA. He was educated at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received his B.A., and the University of Virginia School of Law, where he earned his J.D. Dr. Skeel is currently serving as the S. Samuel Arsht Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to corporate law and bankruptcy, Skeel also writes on sovereign debt, law and religion, and poetry and the law and is the author of Icarus in the Boardroom (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Debts Dominion: A History of Bankruptcy Law in America (Princeton University Press, 2001), as well as numerous articles and other publications.

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