Gabriel Rauterberg is a professor of law at the University of Michigan Law School. He teaches Corporate Law, Capital Markets Regulation, and Contracts. His research interests include contract law, the empirical study of corporate governance, and the structure of capital markets.

His solo and co-authored work has been published in various journals, including the Harvard Law ReviewColumbia Law Review, Michigan Law Review, and Yale Journal of Regulation. His articles have been selected as among the top 10 best corporate and securities articles of the year by the Corporate Practice Commentator.

His current work includes empirical projects exploring the contracting practices of England’s first business corporations, the public/private divide in securities law, and an interdisciplinary analysis of the manipulative behavior of algorithms in simulated markets.

Professor Rauterberg also is the co-author of three recent books: The New Stock Market: Law, Economics, and Policy (with Merritt Fox and Larry Glosten; Columbia University Press, 2019); Contracts: Law, Theory, and Practice (with Daniel Markovits; Foundation Press, 2018); and Corporations in 100 Pages (with Holger Spamann and Scott Hirst, 2022).

Prior to joining the Michigan Law faculty, Professor Rauterberg was a research scholar in capital markets at Columbia University. He also was an associate at Cooley LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, where he represented institutions and individuals in a variety of complex civil disputes ranging from class action and mass action securities fraud suits to breach of contract and defamation.