Michael D. Floyd

Professor & Director of International Studies


Cumberland School of Law
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35229


A.B., magna cum laude, Princeton University, economics, 1975

M.S., with distinction, New York University, accounting, 1977

J.D., with distinction, Emory University School of Law, 1987. Robert W. Woodruff Fellow. Order of the Coif

Clerk, Judge James C. Hill, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1987-1988

Practice experience: Associate, Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan, Atlanta, Ga., 1988-1991. Certified Public Accountant; former banking executive

Joined Cumberland faculty: 1991. Teaching and research interests: Commercial law, bankruptcy, consumer protection, real property, aging and the law

Professor Floyd welcomes questions about banking and commercial law, particularly negotiable instruments, other payment systems, letters of credit, bankruptcy, and secured transactions; consumer protection law, particularly financial transactions; and elder law.

1998 Chair, Association of American Law Schools Section on Aging and the Law. 

2006-07 President, Southeastern Association of Law Schools (SEALS). 

Member, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, American Law Institute

For more information on international programs, go to http://cumberland.samford.edu/students/foreign-programs.

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