Adriana Robertson
Assistant Professor


Jackman Law Building, J362
78 Queens Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C5

Tel.: 416-946-0611

Adriana Robertson is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law. Professor Robertson’s research focuses on the intersection of law and finance. Trained in both law and finance, her research draws heavily on both empirical and theoretical methods from financial economics.

Professor Robertson holds a BA from the University of Toronto (Trinity College), where she was awarded the Lorne T. Morgan Gold Medal in Economics, a PhD in Finance from the Yale School of Management, and a JD from Yale Law School, where she was on the board of the Yale Journal on Regulation and the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism. She is an Affiliated Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. Her recent work has been featured in major media outlets including The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Globe and Mail, and The Financial Times.


Ph.D. – Finance, Yale School of Management (2017)
M.Phil. – Finance, Yale School of Management (2016)
M.A. – Finance, Yale School of Management (2015)
J.D. – Yale Law School (2015)
Hon. B.A. – Economics, University of Toronto (2011)
Academic appointments
Cross-appointment, Rotman School of Management, 2017
Research areas
Bankruptcy/Insolvency Law
Business Law
Economic Analysis of Law
Securities Regulation