Jeffrey N. Gordon

Program Fellow
  • Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law
    Columbia Law School
  • Co-Director, Richman Center for Business, Law & Public Policy
    Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School

Jeffrey N. Gordon is the Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, Visiting Professor in the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford, and a fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute. He is co-director of Columbia Law School’s Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership as well as co-director of the Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy.

Gordon teaches and writes extensively on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, comparative corporate governance, and, more recently, the regulation of finance institutions. He is the co-author of the forthcoming Principles of Financial Regulation, Oxford University Press, and co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Corporate Law and Governance, Oxford University Press.

Prior to entering academia in 1982, Professor Gordon was an attorney at United States Department of the Treasury (1979 - 1981). Prior to working at the Treasury, he practiced law at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York (1976 - 1979), where he specialized in corporate law and securities litigation and transactions. Professor Gordon also served as a law clerk to Judge William E. Doyle of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit (1975 - 1976).  

At a 2012 Fellow Workshop, Professor Gordon presented to the Program Fellows on Shadow Banking at an October 2012 Fellows Workshop.