Samuel N. Weinstein

Samuel N. Weinstein is a professor of law and co-director of the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance at Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He joined Cardozo from the University of California-Berkeley School of Law, where from 2015-17 he was a fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy. Before that, he was an attorney in the Legal Policy Section of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and served as counsel to the assistant attorney general in charge of the division.

Weinstein began his career as a litigator at Munger, Tolles & Olson in San Francisco, after serving as a law clerk to Judge Edward R. Becker of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of Haverford College, and received both his J.D (Order of the Coif) and PhD in U.S. history from UC Berkeley. His research interests include antitrust, competition policy, innovation policy, financial regulation, corporate law, and the history of the regulatory state.