Andrew Verstein

Andrew Verstein

Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Charles J. Merriam Scholar

Andrew Verstein is Associate Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law.

Professor Verstein teaches and writes about the law of contracts, business organizations, securities, and commodities. His recent scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in the Yale Law Journal, The Virginia Law Review, and the Michigan Law Review. Representative projects include person-to-person lending and crowdfunding, financial indices and benchmarks such as Libor, the intersection between national security and corporate governance, the functional role of business entities, and the treatment of mixed motives in the law.

Professor Verstein frequently discusses financial law topics in the media, such as on CNBC's Squawk Box and Worldwide Exchange, the 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.