Kathryn Judge

Professor of Law

Kathryn Judge

Professor of Law

Kathryn Judge is a Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. Judge is an editor of the Journal of Financial Regulation, a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute, and a member of the Financial Research Advisory Council of the Office of Financial Research. She is an expert on financial markets and regulation, including banking, the 2008 financial crisis, regulatory architecture, central bank governance, and regulatory accountability.  She has had two articles selected by peers as among the top business law articles of the year and her scholarship has been published in numerous leading journals, including the Stanford Law Review, Harvard Law Review, The University of Chicago Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and Columbia Law Review.

Prior to joining the Law School, Judge clerked for Judge Richard Posner of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and Justice Stephen Breyer of the Supreme Court. She also worked as a corporate associate with Latham & Watkins. She is a graduate of Stanford Law School, where she earned the Urban A. Sontheimer Honor (second in class), and Wesleyan University.

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Areas of Expertise



Financial institutions/regulation

Office Hours

Spring 2019:

On sabbatical this semester. Please email for appointment and/or contact assistant.

C. Law and Economics
Reading Group on Central Banking
Regulation of Financial Institutions
S. Architecture of Financial Regulation
S. Regulation and Intermediation: Unearthing Old Ideas to Address New Challenges