Professor Andrew Verstein to speak at Global Justice Forum on Friday, Oct. 11

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein will participate in a panel at the Global Justice Forum on Friday, Oct. 11, at Columbia Law School in New York.

The conference is being presented by Robert L. Lieff and the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University. Professor Verstein will speak on the panel, “Private Indices in the Public Services: The Case of Libor.”

The panel will be moderated by Jeffrey Gordon, a professor of law at Columbia Law School. Professor Verstein will be joined by panelists Daniel Awrey, university lecturer in law and finance at Oxford University; Steven Fineman, managing partner at Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP; and Michael Gass, practice group leader for Securities Litigation & Corporate Governance Group and co-chair of the Major Commercial Litigation Group at Choate Hall & Stewart LLP.

Professor Verstein joined the Wake Forest Law faculty in July 2013, and teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Financial Services Regulation and Securities Regulation. Professor Verstein frequently speaks on financial law topics in the media, such as on BBC’s World Report, CNBC’s Squawk Box and Worldwide Exchange, and in the Bloomberg and Wall Street Journal.

Professor Verstein graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College and received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow. Prior to joining the Wake Forest faculty, Verstein taught at Yale Law School as the Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law, and has also taught at Fudan University and East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai.