College of Law

Jonathan Rohr

Assistant Professor

Phone: 865-974-5971

Office: Room 378


Areas of Expertise

Corporate Law Rules, Securities Law


J.D.,  Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY

M.A., Eastman School of Music

B.A., University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


Professor Jonathan Rohr joined the faculty of the UT College of Law in 2017 after spending two years as a visiting assistant professor at the Cardozo School of Law.
He specializes in corporate law, securities regulation, and contracts, and his research interests focus on the role of private ordering in business associations. His publications have appeared or are forthcoming in the Cardozo Law Review, the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, and the New York University Journal of Law and Business.  Rohr has also contributed guest columns to Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog and Law360.  Prior to entering academia, Rohr practiced law for several years, primarily in the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.

Rohr graduated as valedictorian of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (Yeshiva University) in 2009.  He is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Eastman School of Music, where he studied opera.  He has performed as a soloist with a variety of orchestras and opera companies including the North Carolina Symphony, Greenwich Symphony Orchestra, and Opera Saratoga.