Gina-Gail Fletcher, a scholar of complex financial instruments and market regulation, joined the Duke Law faculty in July 2020 from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law where she was an associate professor of law. She visited Duke Law in the fall 2019 semester, when she taught Business Associations.
Fletcher’s current research focuses on the interplay of public regulation and private ordering in enhancing market stability and integrity. Her recent scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in New York University Law Review, Duke Law Journal, and Iowa Law Review. Additionally, her scholarship has also been featured on the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation and the Oxford Legal Blog. She has presented her work at Yale Law School, Duke Law School, and Notre Dame Law School, among others, and she has been an invited speaker at George Washington University Law School on the role of the CFTC in the financial markets.
At the Maurer School of Law, which she joined in 2014 after serving as a visiting assistant professor at Cornell law School, Fletcher taught Corporations, Venture Capital Financing, and Financial Regulation. In 2016, she was awarded the IU Trustees' Teaching Award for excellence in teaching.
Prior to entering academia, Fletcher was an associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, banking, and corporate governance. She received her BA magna cum laude from Mount Holyoke College and her JD cum laude from Cornell Law School, where she was a member of the Cornell Law Review.