Edward Rock’s main areas of teaching and research are corporate law and corporate governance.
A Tradition of Innovation
NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse, with more than 100 faculty, 300 courses, 16 areas of study, over 30 centers, and over 80 student organizations. The Law School has long taken a leadership role in introducing changes that have redefined legal education, regularly launching initiatives to assure that our graduates are practice-ready for today's world. Recent examples include NYU Law Abroad and our Washington, DC-based Legislative and Regulatory Process Clinic. To hear students and recent alumni talk about their NYU Law experiences, visit in our multimedia project, "The View from Washington Square."
NYU Law is a pacesetter in Public Service. The Law School offers 39 clinics, and guarantees summer funding for 1Ls and 2Ls working in government and nonprofit organizations. Read More
A leader in international law, NYU Law is home to the Hauser Global Law School Program and now offers NYU Law Abroad for 3Ls in Buenos Aires, Paris, and Shanghai. Read More
The Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business offers training tailored to students seeking legal education as a background for top positions in business. Read more
Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance
In any significant corporate governance controversy, the de facto “deciders” are the largest institutional investors. This new balance of power sets the policy and research agenda. The Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance was launched in 2016 to address these issues, taking advantage of the concentration of finance, talent, and activity in New York and at New York University. Read more
Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement
The NYU Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement (PCCE) is a law and research program dedicated to developing a richer and deeper understanding of the causes of corporate misconduct and the nature of effective enforcement and compliance. Read more