Yair Jason Listokin

Professor of Law

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Yair Jason Listokin's primary research and teaching interests are business organizations, bankruptcy, contracts, corporate finance, and empirical legal studies. His additional interests are in federal income taxation and secured transactions.

Professor Listokin received his JD. from Yale Law School in 2005, his AB (magna cum laude) in economics from Harvard in 1998, and his PhD in economics from Princeton in 2002.

At Yale Law School, Professor Listokin was named the John M. Olin Prize Winner for the best student paper in law and economics three times, and he was a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics.

In 2005-2006, he clerked for The Honorable Richard A. Posner at the U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit. 


  • JD, Yale Law School, 2005
  • PhD, Princeton University, 2002