Timothy Spangler is a writer, commentator, lawyer and academic who divides his time between Southern California and the United Kingdom.
After studying applied mathematics at UCLA and law at Vanderbilt University, Timothy earned his PhD in law at the London School at Economics. He is admitted to practice as an attorney in California and New York, as well as a solicitor in England and Wales
His award-winning syndicated foreign affairs column appears each week in the Orange County Register and the Jerusalem Post, as well as other newspapers across the US. His past columns are available on www.timothyspangleronline.com. Timothy has appeared on CNN, CNBC, BBC and Sky News, and has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Financial Times and the Economist.
He also writes the award winning blog, "Law of the Market," dedicated to covering the politics of Wall Street regulation and the regulation of Wall Street politics (www.lawofthemarket.com and @lawofthemarket). The two decades he spent working on Wall Street and in the City of London has given him unlimited access to the inner workings of the global financial markets, and the trends that that are driving international affairs in the 21st century. His forthcoming book, One Step Ahead: Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds after the Global Financial Crisis, will be published by Oneworld in September 2013.
Timothy is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. He also serves as a Visiting Lecturer at the University College, London's Faculty of Law and a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne School of Law. His books on the law of financial regulation are published by Oxford University Press.
When not contemplating the ridiculous and absurd aspects of life and politics around the world, Timothy follows the rising and falling fortunes of Fulham Football Club in the English Premier League, and beyond.