February 17, 2017

Bruce Green

Bruce A. Green is the Louis Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics. 

He teaches and writes in the areas of legal ethics and criminal law, and has co-authored a casebook, Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach (West, 2d ed. 2014). 

He chairs the New York City Bar’s Committee on Professional Ethics, is a Council member and past chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section, serves on the Multistate Professional Bar Examination drafting committee, and is a member and past chair of the N.Y. State Bar Association’s Committee on Professional Ethics. 

He previously served on the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, was the Reporter to both the ABA Task Force on Attorney-Client Privilege and the ABA Commission on Multijurisdictional Practice, and co-chaired the ethics committees of the ABA Litigation Section and the ABA Criminal Justice Section. 

Since joining the Fordham faculty in 1987, Professor Green has also engaged in various part-time public service, including as a member of the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board, as a member of the attorney disciplinary committee in Manhattan, as Associate Counsel in the office of the Iran/Contra prosecutor, and as a consultant and special investigator for the N.Y.S. Commission on Government Integrity. 

Previously, Professor Green was a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York, where he served as Chief Appellate Attorney, and he was a judicial law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall and Circuit Judge James L. Oakes. 

He is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia Law School.