UCLA Law Welcomes Outstanding New Faculty Members

July 13, 2020

UCLA School of Law is pleased to welcome to its tenured or tenure-track faculty six leading scholars whose innovative research explores issues involving technology, business law, higher education, taxation and other areas on the cutting edge of legal scholarship.

Mario Biagioli, an expert in the intersection of law, science and technology, comes to UCLA Law and UCLA’s Department of Communication from UC Davis, where he served as a distinguished professor in the law school, history department and Science and Technology Studies program.

Kimberly Clausing, a prominent voice in international trade, international finance and public finance, will join the tax law faculty in 2021 from Reed College, where she was the Thormund A. Miller and Walter Mintz Professor of Economics.

Meirav Furth-Matzkin, who explores the meeting of contract law, consumer protection and regulation, comes from the University of Chicago Law School, where she served as the John M. Olin Law and Economics Fellow and as a lecturer in law.

Jonathan Glater, whose research includes deep examinations of how the law both enables and acts as a barrier to access to higher education, joins UCLA Law from UC Irvine School of Law, where he served on the faculty for nearly a decade.

Fernán Restrepo, who trains his empirically based research on corporate law in the context of financial and non-financial companies, comes from Stanford University, where he was most recently a research fellow with the Rock Center for Corporate Governance.

Andrew Verstein, an authority in contract law, corporate law, and securities regulation and litigation, comes from Wake Forest School of Law, where he served on the faculty since 2013, most recently as associate dean for research and academic programs.

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