Richard Paul Richman Professor of Law
Columbia Law 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.
Recent articles relevant to current debates include: “The Agency Costs of Agency Capitalism: Activist Investors and the Re-valuation of Governance Rights,” (with Ronald Gilson), 113 Columbia Law Review 863, 2013; “The Empty Call for Benefit-Cost Analysis in Financial Regulation,” 43 Journal of Legal Studies S351, 2014; “Systemic Harms and Shareholder Value,” (with John Armour). 6 Journal of Legal Analysis 35, 2014; “Money Market Funds Run Risk: Will Floating Net Asset Value Fix the Problem?” (with Christopher M. Gandia), Columbia Business Law Review 313, 2014; and “Bank Resolution in the European Banking Union: An American Perspective on What It Would Take,” (with George Ringe), 115 Columbia Law Review 1297, 2015.