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Michigan Law Welcomes Assistant Professor Gabriel Rauterberg

By Lori Atherton
August 22, 2016

Gabriel Rauterberg has joined the Michigan Law faculty as an assistant professor of law. He will teach Contracts and Enterprise Organization. His research areas include capital markets, corporations, contracts, and securities regulation, which he studies from a theoretical and empirical perspective.

Prof. Gabriel Rauterberg"I'm delighted to be here at Michigan Law. The faculty here have a longstanding tradition of rigorous, interdisciplinary thought, and of close collaboration with their students," Rauterberg said. "It is an exciting place to be thinking about the future of our financial markets and of practicing corporate law."

Rauterberg's scholarship has been published in various journals, including the Michigan Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, and the Yale Journal on Regulation. His current projects include assessing the role of high-frequency trading in the modern stock market; an empirical investigation into corporations' waivers of the duty of loyalty; and a series of related projects studying the intersection of market microstructure and regulation.

Before joining Michigan Law, Rauterberg was a post-doctoral research scholar and lecturer-in-law in the Program in the Law and Economics of Capital Markets at Columbia Law School, where he coauthored research on equity markets and co-taught Capital Markets Regulation. Prior to teaching at Columbia, he was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Cooley LLP, where he represented institutions and individuals in a variety of complex civil disputes, ranging from class-action and mass-action securities fraud suits to breach of contract and defamation.

Rauterberg received an honours BS with high distinction from the University of Toronto in 2006 and a JD from Yale Law School in 2009, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal and the Yale Journal on Regulation.

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