Professor Muir is a nationally recognized expert on fiduciary and remedial issues especially in the fields of investments, pension plan funding, plan investment selection and investment policies, and investment advice. She is a passionate supporter of Ross School research showing that business can play a positive role in society and the way law supports business in playing that role. Her research reaches extensively into her peer academic community (both domestically and internationally), the legal community at-large, as well as the legislative, judicial and executive branches of the U.S. government. Her work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts. Professor Muir was the Editor-in-Chief of the annual supplements to Employee Benefits Law, the treatise for the employee benefits field and is a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel as well as a member of the College's Board of Governors.
Professor Muir is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on The Future of Insurance and Asset Management. She has been active in a variety of government-related policy roles. As a member of the Employee Benefits Security Administration's Advisory Group, she chaired the DOL working group on Defined Benefit Plan Funding and Discount Rate Issues. She served at PBGC during the implementation of one investment policy and the subsequent review of that policy. She spent her sabbatical in 2000 as a Congressional Fellow in the office of Representative (Rep.) Robert Portman (currently Senator Portman).
Professor Muir holds an Arthur F. Thurnau Professorship at the University of Michigan in recognition of undergraduate teaching excellence. She was a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching.
Professor Muir is a member of the board of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival and served as a board member and chaired the compensation committee at Aerospace Corporation. She has acted as an expert witness on fiduciary issues. Prior to joining the Ross School, Professor Muir practiced law at national law firms based in Chicago and Detroit and held a number of human resources positions at Chrysler Corporation.
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Financial Literacy, Education, and Advice AuthorsTurner, J., Muir, D Published Date2014 Source W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Pages: 299-323 Social Security and Pension Reform: International Perspectives (NOTE: entire book, including our chapter is largely a republiction of the 2013 Poznan book but repackaged for the U.S. market) Szczepanski, M., Turner, J.
Financial Literacy and Financial Advice AuthorsTurner, J., Muir D. Published Date2013 Source Poznan University of Technology Pages: 157-175 Old-Age Crisis and Pension Reform. Where Do We Stand? Marek Szczepanski
The Market for Financial Advisers AuthorsTurner, J., Muir, D. Published Date2013 Source Oxford University Press Pages: 13-45 The Market for Retirement Financial Advice O.S. Mitchell & K. Smetters
Constructing the Ideal Pension System: Cross-Country Perspectives of Eleven Authors AuthorsMuir, Dana & Turner, J. Published Date2011 Source W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Pages: 1-17 Imagining the Ideal pension System: International Perspectives Dana Muir & John Turner
Imagining the Ideal U.S. Pension System AuthorsMuir, Dana & Turner, J. Published Date2011 Source W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Pages: 19-43 Imagining the Ideal Pension System: International Perspectives Dana Muir & John Turner
The Effect of the Financial Crisis on U.S. Pensions - A Perspective on Financial Services Regulatory Reform AuthorsMuir, Dana Published Date2011 Source Intersentia Pages: 123-148 Protecting Pension Rights in the Economic Crisis Yves Stevens
The Proliferation of Individual Pension Account Options: A Challenge for Institutional Oversight AuthorsMuir, Dana Published Date2009 Source Edward Elgar Pages: 229-249 Personal Choice in Provision of Retirement Income: Meeting the Needs of Older People Gerald Hughes & James Stewart
Employee Benefits Law Fall 2013 Cumulative Supplement AuthorsMuir, D Published Date2013 Source Bloomberg BNA 978-1-57018-936-4
Spring 2013 Cumulative Supplement to Employee Benefits Law AuthorsMuir, Dana Published Date2013 Source Bloomberg BNA
Spring 2013 Supplement to Employee Benefits Law AuthorsDana Muir Published Date04/2013 Source Bloomberg BNA 978-1-61746-053-1
Employee Benefits Law (3rd ed.) AuthorsJ. Lewis, M. Rumeld & I Berio LeBeau (Dana Muir & others, Senior Editors) Published Date2012 Source Bloomberg BNA 978-1-57018-936-4
Imagining the Ideal Pension System: International Perspectives AuthorsDana Muir & John Turner Published Date2011 Source W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 0880993812
2010 Supplement to Employee Benefits Law AuthorsDana Muir Published Date2010 Source BNA/ABA 1-57018-128-4
2009 Supplement to Employee Benefits Law AuthorsDana Muir Published Date2009 Source BNA/ABA 1-57018-128-4