Anne Choike

Associate Clinical Professor of Law; Director of the Equitable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Law Clinic

Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 216K
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Professor Anne Choike’s research, teaching, and practice focuses on corporate law, securities regulation, intellectual property, and local government law, with an emphasis on examining how communities, entrepreneurs, and innovators who are underserved are affected by corporate governance and transactional law. At MSU Law, she teaches Equitable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Law Clinic I and II, as well as Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Law. She is the founder and director of the Equitable Entrepreneurship & Innovation Law Clinic, and also an Associate Clinical Professor of Law, at Michigan State University College of Law.

Choike is the founding co-editor of FEMINIST JUDGMENTS: CORPORATE LAW REWRITTEN (Cambridge University Press, January 2023), to which she also contributed two chapters as a co-author. Choike’s work has also been published or is forthcoming in the Harvard Business Law Review, Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review and the Columbia Journal of Tax Law. In 2024, Choike received a $30,000 grant for her interdisciplinary research with faculty in MSU's James Madison College, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, and Department of Forestry to research the influence of homeowner association governance on the environmental sustainability of residential development. Her work and commentary have been featured in Crain's Detroit Business and the Business Law Scholarship Podcast, among other media. She also served on the planning committee for the 2024 Transactional Clinical Conference and leads the 2025 Transactional Clinical Conference planning committee.

Before joining MSU Law in 2022, Choike previously served as the director of the Business and Community Law Clinic and an Assistant Professor (Clinical) at Wayne State University Law School, where she taught the clinic and advanced clinic. Choike also taught at the University of Michigan Community and Economic Development Clinic as a clinical fellow, and at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning as a course instructor in its Michigan-Mellon Project on Egalitarianism in the Metropolis. Through the Michigan-Mellon Project, she collaborated with University of Michigan architecture faculty to develop and teach an international, interdisciplinary experimental travel research studio in Detroit, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. Her clinical law experience also includes practicing with the University of Michigan Low Income Taxpayer Clinic during law and graduate school.

Prior to entering academia, Choike was an attorney at Jenner & Block LLP and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. Prior to law school, Choike was an extern for Hon. Amy St. Eve at the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois, and also worked at General Motors.

Choike earned her J.D. from Michigan Law and her M.U.P. from the University of Michigan Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning. She earned her B.A. from Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, where she was a Rawlings Presidential Research Scholar and a Woods Fellow. She also studied and researched at Uniwersytet Jagielloński in Kraków, Poland, as a Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholar.

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J.D. University of Michigan Law School
M.U.P. University of Michigan Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning
B.A. Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences (Rawlings Presidential Research Scholar and Woods Fellow)
Certificate in Polish Language and Culture, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków, Poland