Faculty Detail

Richard Gordon
Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center; Professor of Law; Director of Financial Integrity Programs

B.A. cum laude with Distinction in History 1978 (Yale), J.D. cum laude 1984 (Harvard)
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Richard Gordon teaches courses on financial sector regulation, international taxation, and financial integrity. Prior to coming to CWRU, Gordon practiced international tax law in Washington, DC and taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London, where he was a visiting lecturer in the law faculty, and the Harvard Law School, where he was Deputy Director of the International Tax Program. After leaving Harvard, Gordon joined the staff of the International Monetary Fund where he was Senior Counsel and Senior Financial Sector Expert, and where he worked on taxation, debt restructuring, and financial integrity. Following the attacks of September 11, 2001 he served on the select IMF Task Force on Terrorism Finance. He is a principal author of the book Tax Law Design and Drafting (2001) and the author of numerous scholarly articles and book chapters.

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