Eleanor Lumsden


Eleanor Lumsden is an attorney and tenured law professor at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California. She has served as a Guest Professor at NOVA School of Law in Lisbon, Portugal, where she is currently pursuing a PhD in Law. As a scholar, Prof. Lumsden conducts research about inclusive finance, technology, social justice, and regulatory reform. She received her undergraduate degree in Politics from Princeton University, her law degree from New York University, and graduated from Emma Willard School. She began her legal career with a judicial clerkship working for a federal judge in the Southern District of California, and then practiced corporate law at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP in San Francisco. Prior to entering legal academia, she worked in development at Stanford Law School. As an entrepreneur, she consults with universities and companies to provide diversity and inclusion training. Jamaican by birth, Prof. Lumsden now lives in Lisbon.


Research line: Business, Human Rights and New technology.