Professor of Law
Professor Gold’s primary research interests address private law theory, fiduciary law, and the law of corporations. He is widely published in these areas, with his work appearing in the Michigan Law Review, Northwestern University Law Review, University of Toronto Law Journal, and William and Mary Law Review, among others. He is also co-editor of multiple books on fiduciary theory, including Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, 2017) and Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press 2014), and he is co-editing several additional volumes, including: Fiduciary Government (Cambridge University Press, 2018), and The Oxford Handbook of New Private Law (forthcoming, Oxford University Press). He is currently writing a monograph on rights of redress in private law, to be published with Oxford University Press.
Honored for his teaching and scholarship, Professor Gold joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty from DePaul University College of Law, where he taught for the last 14 years. Before DePaul, he practiced corporate litigation for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. 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.Publications