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Kobi Kastiel

Lecturer on Law

Fall 2022

Kobi Kastiel
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Kobi Kastiel is an Assistant Professor at Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Law. He also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance. Kastiel teaches and researches in the fields of corporate law and corporate governance, with a particular focus on public companies with controlling shareholders, and shareholder activism. He earned his S.J.D. and LL.M. from Harvard Law School, where he also served as a John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics and was awarded the John M. Olin Prize in Law & Economics and the Victor Brudney Prize for Corporate Governance. Kastiel also holds an LL.B. degree (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University. Prior to joining Tel-Aviv University, he was a Research Director at the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance, and a Co-Editor of the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. He also practiced for four years in the corporate group of a top New York law firm, and clerked on the Israeli Supreme Court.


  • B.A. Tel Aviv University, 2005
  • LL.B. Tel Aviv University, 2005
  • LL.M. Harvard Law School, 2008
  • S.J.D. Harvard Law School, 2016