Professor of Law
For the fall 2014 term, Professor Gold will serve as a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Private and Comparative Law at McGill University in Montreal. His primary research interests address legal theory and the law of corporations. Following graduation from Duke University School of Law, he clerked with Judge Daniel Manion of the Seventh Circuit, and with Judge Loren Smith of the Court of Federal Claims. After his clerkships, he joined Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he practiced corporate litigation. His work has recently been published in the Northwestern University Law Review, the University of Toronto Law Journal, the William and Mary Law Review, and the U.C. Davis Law Review. He is also co-editor of a new book on fiduciary theory, "Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law" (Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2014). In 2007 and 2013, Professor Gold received the College of Law's Award for Excellence in Scholarship, and, in 2010, he received the Award for Excellence in Teaching. During the 2011-2012 academic year, Professor Gold was a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, and in fall 2011, he was an HLA Hart Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford. He is a co-founder of the North American Workshop on Private Law Theory.
BA, Dartmouth College; JD, Duke University
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