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Lev Breydo

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law



Lev E. 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.

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.

Breydo holds a JD, 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.   

Visiting Assistant Professor Lev Braydo

Office: Rm 243, John F. Scarpa Hall
Phone: 610-519-7074
Fax: 610-519-6837

Courses and Seminars

  • Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization
  • Secured Transactions



  • University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law, JD, 2015
  • The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, MBA (Concentration: Finance), 2015