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Former SEC-Commissioner, Dwight Professor of Law, Columbia University

J.P. Morgan Distinguished Visitor - Class of Spring 2006


Harvey J. Goldschmid has served since 1984 as Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia University, where he has taught law since 1970. In 1998-99 he served as General Counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and from January 1 to July 15, 2000 he was Special Senior Advisor to SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt. He is the author of numerous publications on corporate, securities, and antitrust law. A frequent lecturer at national and international legal programs and seminars, he has received the 1999 Chairman’s Award for Excellence from the SEC as well as several teaching awards, including Columbia Law School’s Willis L.M. Reese Award for Excellence in Teaching in both 1996 and 1997. He received his JD from the Columbia University School of Law in 1965, and a BA from Columbia College in 1962. He was articles editor of the Columbia Law Review and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Goldschmid’s¬†publications include: Cases and Materials on Trade Regulation, with Pitofsky and Wood; The Impact of the Modern Corporation, with Bock, Millstein, and Scherer; Business Disclosure: Government’s Need to Know; and Industrial Concentration: The New Learning, with Mann and Weston.