David G. Yosifon

Professor of Law

Professor Yosifon teaches courses on business law, legal ethics, and legal theory. His scholarship is in the areas of corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.

Prior to joining the Santa Clara University School of Law faculty, Yosifon served as a visiting assistant professor at Rutgers Law School-Camden, and as a visiting associate professor at New York Law School. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Patti B. Saris of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and as a litigation associate at the Boston firm of Ropes & Gray, LLP.

When not teaching and writing, Professor Yosifon enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, and watching baseball.


J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2002

M.A., Carnegie Mellon University, 1997

B.A., summa cum laude, Rutgers University, 1995

Areas of Specialization

Business Law, Legal Ethics, Legal Theory