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Andrew Gold

Andrew Gold

Professor of Law

J.D., Duke University School of Law
B.A., Dartmouth College

Areas of Expertise
Corporate Law
Fiduciary Law
Private Law Theory


Andrew Gold is professor of law at Brooklyn Law School and is associate director of the Center for the Study of Business Law and Regulation, and director of its Program on Private Law. He teaches corporations and torts, as well as seminars in tort theory and fiduciary law.

His primary research interests address private law theory, fiduciary law, and the law of corporations. His recent book, The Right of Redress (Oxford University Press, 2020), offers a new theory of private law. His work has appeared in the Michigan Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, University of Toronto Law Journal, Law and Philosophy, and American Journal of Jurisprudence, among others. He is co-editor of multiple books on fiduciary theory, including Fiduciary Government (Cambridge University Press, 2018), Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, 2017), and Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, 2014). He is also a co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of The New Private Law (Oxford University Press, 2020) (with John Goldberg, Dan Kelly, Emily Sherwin, and Henry Smith, eds.).

Honored for his teaching and scholarship, Professor Gold joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty from DePaul University College of Law, where he taught for 14 years. Before DePaul, he practiced corporate litigation for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Prior to entering private practice, Professor Gold served as a law clerk with Judge Daniel Manion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and with Judge Loren Smith of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Professor Gold previously was the Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School; an HLA Hart Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford; and a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at McGill University. He is a co-founder of the North American Workshop on Private Law Theory and is a member of the American Law Institute.