VERMILLION, S.D. -- The University of South Dakota has announced that Thomas E. Geu, J.D., professor of law, will serve as interim dean of the USD School of Law effective July 22.
Geu received his juris doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law, and he is an elected member of the American Law Institute and has been active in the State Bar of South Dakota. His areas of teaching at the USD School of Law include organizational, transactional and capital formation courses, and he also writes broadly on business organization law. Geu is a member of the board of directors of the South Dakota Bar’s Business Section and is an active member of USD’s Intellectual Property Committee.
Additionally, he has taught in Bialystok, Poland, and has reviewed a number of foreign laws such as a Model Partnership Law for Afghanistan; an Economic Development Ordinance for St. Petersburg, Russia; and the listing requirements for securities traded on the Zagreb Stock Exchange. Geu is currently heading a USD School of Law program in China with a scheduled return to campus later this month. He is succeeding Barry R. Vickrey, J.D., who will retire as dean effective July 21 to become a full-time member of the USD School of Law faculty.
A photo of Geu is available for download at www.usd.edu/press/news/images/releases/T_Geu.jpg.