Associate Professor of Law
Andrew Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Corporate Finance, and Securities Litigation. Some of Professor Verstein's past research has addressed person to person lending and crowdfunding, financial indices and benchmarks such as Libor, and market abuse in securities and commodities markets. Professor Verstein's current research concerns investor time horizons, the intersection between national security and corporate governance, the functional role of business entities, and the treatment of mixed motivates in the law.
Professor Verstein frequently discusses financial law topics in the media, such as on CNBC's Squawk Box and Worldwide Exchange, and BBC's World Report, and in Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal. Before joining the Wake Forest faculty, Professor Verstein taught at the Yale Law School, where he was John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law. He has also taught at Fudan University and East China University of Political Science & Law in Shanghai. He graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and received his law degree from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow. His scholarship is available at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1652150.