Ofer Eldar

Associate Professor of Law and Finance


Ofer Eldar is an associate professor at the Duke University School of Law, where he teaches business associations and corporate governance. He also holds a secondary faculty appointment at the Duke Fuqua School of Business, and serves as a research fellow of the Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative. Previously, he was the Wagner Fellow in Law & Business at the NYU Stern School of Business. Eldar’s scholarship has appeared in, or is forthcoming in, the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, the Journal of Law & Economics, the Virginia Law Review and the Cornell Law Review. Eldar earned his Ph.D. in financial economics from the Yale School of Management, and a J.S.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a Kauffman Fellow in Law & Economics. Prior to his studies at Yale, Eldar practiced corporate law at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, and at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York. His research interests include corporate governance, corporate finance, financial regulation, banking, and business organizations. Eldar’s papers are available on SSRN.