Joshua Mitts

Associate Professor of Law

Joshua Mitts

Joshua
Mitts
Associate Professor of Law

Joshua Mitts studies corporate and securities law and contract law, with a focus on information disclosure in capital markets, consumer financial protection and related topics in law and finance. Mitts uses empirical methods, including statistical analysis and machine learning, to examine information transmission and contracting practices in financial markets.

For more information on Joshua Mitts's research and teaching, please see his personal website.

His work has been published in the Cornell Law ReviewHarvard Business Law ReviewJournal of Financial Regulation, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and the Yale Journal on Regulation. He has presented his research at the American Law & Economics Association Annual Meeting, Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, and Annual Meeting (2016) of the American Finance Association.

Prior to joining the faculty at the Law School, Mitts was a Fellow at Columbia's Program on Corporate Law & Policy and worked as an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell. 

Areas of Expertise
  • Securities law
  • Corporations and corporate governance
  • Contract law
  • Consumer protection law
  • Law and finance
  • Empirical methods in law
Education
  • Ph.D. (expected) in Finance & Economics, Columbia Business School
  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2013
  • B.A. in Liberal Studies, Georgetown University, 2010
Courses
Data and Predictive Coding for Lawyers
Securities Regulation