J.D., Duke University School of Law
B.A., Dartmouth College
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. Professor Gold will be the co-editor of The American Law Institute: A Centennial History (forthcoming, Oxford University Press) (with Robert Gordon). 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, and is forthcoming in Ethics. He is also co-editor of multiple books on fiduciary theory, including Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, 2014) (with Paul Miller), and 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).
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.