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Griffin Pivateau Associate Professor Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business 203 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-8640 (Phone) Curriculum vitae / Résumé

Griffin Pivateau (J.D., University of Texas) is Associate Professor of Legal Studies in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. His research explores employment law and its impact on business environment. His work addresses issues of employee mobility, discrimination, and dispute resolution. Numerous legal treatises and journal articles, as well as state and federal courts, have cited his research.


Education

BA, McNeese State UniversityHistory
JD, University of Texas1990

Publications

Griffin Pivateau. (2015). "Enforcement of Noncompete Agreements: Protecting the Public Interest Through an Entrepreneurial Approach". St. Mary’s Law Journal. 46, 483.

Griffin Pivateau. (2013). "Rethinking the Worker Classification Test: Entrepreneurship, Employees, and Empowerment". Northern Illinois University Law Review. 34, 67.

Griffin Pivateau. (2012). "A Standard of Reasonableness: Constraining Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Employment Agreements". Southern Law Journal, 22, 169.

Laurie Lucas & Griffin Pivateau. (2012). "Attorneys and Entrepreneurs: Creating Value for Small Business Start Ups". Fort Worth, TX: Texas Wesleyan Law Review. 18 (4), 717-28.

Griffin Pivateau. (2012). "Private Resolution of Public Disputes: Employment, Arbitration, and the Statutory Cause of Action". Pace Law Review. 32, 114.

Griffin Pivateau. (2011). "Reconsidering Arbitration: Evaluating the Future of the Manifest Disregard Standard". Southern Law Journal, 21, 41.

Griffin Pivateau. (2011). "Preserving Human Capital: Using the Noncompete Agreement to Achieve Competitive Advantage". Pepperdine Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Law.

Griffin Pivateau & G.E. Hynes. (2009). "Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word: Legal Effects of the Corporate Apology". Proceedings of the Association for Business Communication 2009 Southwestern U.S. Conference.

Griffin Pivateau. (2008). "Putting the Blue Pencil Down: An Argument for Specificity in Noncompete Agreements". Nebraska Law Review. 86, 672.

Griffin Pivateau. (2007). "Tackling the Competitive Sports Doctrine: A New Proposal for Sports Injuries in Texas". Texas Review of Entertainment & Sports Law. 9, 85.

Griffin Pivateau. (1996). ""Alcalde," in The New Handbook of Texas". Austin TX: Texas State Historical Association. 1, 95.

Griffin Pivateau. (1996). ""Avuntamiento," in The New Handbook of Texas". Austin TX: Texas State Historical Association. 1, 327.

Griffin Pivateau. (1996). ""Cabildo," in The New Handbook of Texas". Austin TX: Texas State Historical Association. 1, 883.

Griffin Pivateau. (1996). ""Escribano," in The New Handbook of Texas". Austin TX: Texas State Historical Association. 2, 891.

Griffin Pivateau. (1996). ""Regidor," in The New Handbook of Texas". Austin TX: Texas State Historical Association. 5, 516.

Griffin Pivateau. (1996). ""Sindico Procurador," in The New Handbook of Texas". Austin TX: Texas State Historical Association. 5, 1058.

Awards and Honors

Faculty Fellow, Institute of Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (2014)
Business Student Council Faculty of Distinction (2012)
Richard W. Poole Research Excellence Award (2011)