Andrew Verstein is a professor of law at UCLA School of Law. Professor Verstein teaches and writes in the areas of contract law, corporate law, and securities and commodities regulation and litigation. His articles have been or will be published in the Yale Law Journal, The Virginia Law Review, the University of Chicago Law Review, the Northwestern Law Review, the Michigan Law Review and other journals. Professor Verstein's recent scholarship has addressed fintech, market benchmarks and passive investment, market abuse such as insider trading, the legal function of motive, and the legal theory of the firm.
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 taught at Fudan University and East China University of Political Science & Law in Shanghai, and he has also taught as Visiting Associate Professor of Law and Charles J. Merriam Scholar at the University of Chicago Law School. He graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and received his law degree from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow.