Professor

Falconer Hall 
84 Queen's Park
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Tel.: 416-978-5083

Albert Yoon is a Professor of Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. Before coming to Toronto, Yoon was Professor of Law at Northwestern University School of Law.  He received his undergraduate degree from Yale and his law and doctoral (political science) degrees from Stanford.  During law school, he was the senior articles editor of the Stanford Law Review.  Upon graduation he clerked for the Hon. R. Guy Cole of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Before joining Northwestern in 2001, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at U.C. Berkeley.  In 2003-04, he was a Law and Public Affairs Fellow at Princeton University, and in 2008-09 he was a Russell Sage Visiting Scholar in New York City.

Prof. Yoon's primary research areas are the legal profession, torts, judicial politics, American Political Development and corporate law.  Albert's articles have appeared in the California Law Review, Northwestern Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, Virginia Law Review, American Law & Economics Review, and Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, among others.  In 2007 he was awarded the Ronald H. Coase Prize from the University of Chicago for the best published (co-authored) paper in Law & Economics.