Professor of Law


Professor Abe Cable joined the UC Hastings faculty in 2011. He graduated from the University of Puget Sound, BA History (1997), and Harvard Law School in 2000, where he served as an editor and member of the articles committee on the Harvard Law Review. Prior to joining the faculty at UC Hastings, he was a partner at Miller Nash LLP, in Portland, Oregon. In ten years of practice he worked on a broad range of matters, including private and public offerings of securities, angel and venture capital investments, sale of subprime mortgage-backed securities, and negotiation of software licenses. He has been a visiting professor at Berkeley Law and an adjunct professor at Willamette University College of Law and University of Oregon School of Law.



  1. Harvard Law School 2000

    J.D., Law

  2. University of Puget Sound 1997

    B.A., History

Selected Scholarship

  1. Opportunity-Cost Conflicts in Corporate Law 2016

    Case Western Law Review

  2. Fool's Gold? Equity Compensation & the Mature Startup 2016

    Virginia Law & Business Review

  3. Mad Money: Rethinking Private Placements 2014

    Washington and Lee Law Review

  4. Startup Lawyers at the Outskirts 2014

    Williamette Law Review

  5. Incubator Cities: Tomorrow's Economy, Yesterday's Start-Ups 2013

    Michigan Journal of Private Equity and Venture Capital Law

  6. Fending for Themselves: Why Securities Regulations Should Encourage Angel Groups 2010

    University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law


  1. Startup Legal Garage: Technology Module
  2. Business Associations & Introduction to Federal Securities
  3. Startup Legal Garage: Corporate Module
  4. Legal Ethics: Practice of Law