Jeffrey N. Gordon co-directs the Law School’s Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership and the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy, a joint venture of Columbia’s Law and Business Schools. A onetime attorney for the U.S. Treasury Department, he teaches and writes extensively on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and the regulation of financial institutions.
In the spring of 2017, Gordon co-drafted a letter signed by more than 120 law professors, economists, and other scholars warning Congress about the dangers of eliminating an important element of financial reform under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Gordon is a fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute and the co-author of Principles of Financial Regulation, published in 2016 by Oxford University Press. He is also a co-editor of the forthcoming book, The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance.