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Andrew Gold

  • Professor of Law
  • Full-time
  • (312) 362-5927
  • ​808 Lewis Center

During the 2015-2016 academic year Professor Gold will be the Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School. Professor Gold’s primary research interests address legal theory and the law of corporations. Following graduation from Duke University School of Law, he clerked with Judge Daniel Manion of the 7th Circuit, and with Judge Loren Smith of the Court of Federal Claims. After his clerkships, he joined Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where he practiced corporate litigation. His work has recently been published in the Northwestern University Law Review, the University of Toronto Law Journal, the William and Mary Law Review, and the U.C. Davis Law Review

He is co-editor of a new book on fiduciary theory, Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press 2014), and will be co-editing an additional volume, Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016). In 2007 and 2013, Professor Gold received DePaul College of Law's Award for Excellence in Scholarship, and, in 2010, he received the Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has previously been a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School; an HLA Hart Visiting Fellow at the University of Oxford; and a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at McGill University. He is a co-founder of the North American Workshop on Private Law Theory.


BA, Dartmouth College; JD, Duke University

Courses Taught

  • Business Organizations
  • Corporate Finance
  • Securities Fraud
  • Jurisprudence


  • Articles
  • Books
  • Book Chapters
  • Miscellaneous


2014 A Theory of Redressive Justice, 64 U. Toronto L. J. 159 (2014). string;#Click Here
2014 On Selling Civil Recourse, 63 DePaul L. Rev. 485 (2014) (Clifford Symposium Issue). string;#Click Here
2013 Reflections on the State as Fiduciary, 63 U. Toronto L. J. 655 (2013) (review article). string;#Click Here
2012 Dynamic Fiduciary Duties, 34 Cardozo L. Rev. 491 (2012). string;#Click Here
2012 Symposium, Berle III: Theory of the Firm, Theories of the Firm and Judicial Uncertainty, 35 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1087 (2012). string;#Click Here
2011 A Moral Rights Theory of Private Law, 52 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1873 (2011). string;#Click Here
2011 Symposium, Symposium on Civil Recourse Theory, The Taxonomy of Civil Recourse, 39 Fla St. U. L. Rev. 65 (2011). string;#Click Here
2009 A Property Theory of Contract, 103 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1 (2009). string;#Click Here
2009 The New Concept of Loyalty in Corporate Law, 43 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 457 (2009). string;#Click Here
2008 Symposium, Challenges to the Attorney-Client Relationship: Threats to Sound Advice? Thirteenth Annual Clifford Symposium on Tort Law and Social Policy, Experimenting With the Lead Plaintiff Selection Process in Securities Class Actions: A Suggestion for PSLRA Reform, 57 DePaul L. Rev. 447 (2008). string;#Click Here
2007 A Decision Theory Approach to the Business Judgment Rule: Reflections on Disney, Good Faith, and Judicial Uncertainty, 66 Md. L. Rev. 398 (2007). string;#Click Here
2006 Absurd Results, Scrivener's Errors, and Statutory Interpretation, 75 U. Cin. L. Rev. 25 (2006). string;#Click Here
2006 On the Elimination of Fiduciary Duties: A Theory of Good Faith for Unincorporated Firms, 41 Wake Forest L. Rev. 123 (2006). string;#Click Here
2004 Reassessing the Scope of Conduct Prohibited by Section 10(b) and the Elements of Rule 10b-5: Reflections on Securities Fraud and Secondary Actors, 53 Cath. U. L. Rev. 667 (2004). string;#Click Here
2004 The Diminishing Equivalence between Regulatory Takings and Physical Takings, 107 Dick. L. Rev. 571 (2003), reprinted in 2004 Zoning and Planning Law Handbook (2004). string;#Click Here
1999 Regulatory Takings and Original Intent: The Direct, Physical Takings Thesis "Goes Too Far", 49 Am. U. L. Rev. 181 (1999). string;#Click Here
1998 Formalism and State Sovereignty in Printz v. United States: Cooperation by Consent, 22 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 247 (1998). string;#Click Here


2015 Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law, (ed., with Paul B. Miller, Oxford University Press forthcoming). string;#
2014 Research Handbook on Fiduciary Law, (ed., with Gordon Smith, Edward Elgar forthcoming). string;#
2014 Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (ed., with Paul B. Miller, Oxford University Press 2014). string;#

Book Chapters

2014 The Loyalties of Fiduciary Law, in Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Andrew S. Gold & Paul B. Miller eds., Oxford University Press 2014) string;#
2014 Introduction, in Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law (Andrew S. Gold & Paul B. Miller eds., Oxford University Press 2014) string;#
2013 Expressive Remedies in Private Law, in Remedies and Property 101 (F. Lichere & R. Weaver, eds., Press Universitaires d’Aix-Marseille 2013). string;#
2009 Consideration and the Morality of Promising, in Exploring Contract Law (Jason Neyers, et al., eds., Hart Publishing 2009). string;#


2005 Entry on Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, in Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2d ed., New York : Oxford University Press, 2005). string;#