Lev Breydo Joins William & Mary Law School Faculty

William & Mary Law School announced today that Professor Lev Breydo has joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor in the 2024-2025 academic year.

Most recently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Villanova University’s Charles Widger School of Law, Breydo is a multi-disciplinary scholar focused on the impact of technological change and innovation on business organizations, market infrastructure and financial instruments. His research leverages sophisticated empirical methods to bring fresh insights to critical questions at the intersection of law, finance, and technology.Professor Lev Breydo

Breydo’s courses and seminars have included Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization, and Secured Transactions. At William & Mary he will be teaching Business Associations in the fall and Contracts in the spring.

“Our incredible faculty becomes even stronger with Professor Breydo joining our community,” said A. Benjamin Spencer, Dean and Trustee Professor of Law. “From a professional and academic standpoint, he will be a wonderful colleague and a strong mentor for our students.”

Breydo holds a J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, where he served as articles editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, where he majored in finance.

Breydo’s scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in leading journals, including: the North Carolina Law Review, American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Seton Hall Law Review, Nevada Law Journal, UC Davis Law Review, San Diego Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law and the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law.

Breydo previously practiced with two leading law firms, focusing on corporate and financial transactions, and worked at a financial technology company. He regularly serves as an advisor to start-ups, particularly in FinTech, CleanTech and LegalTech.