Daniel C. Richman

Paul J. Kellner Professor of Law

Office: Jerome Greene Hall, Room 918
435 W. 116 Street, Box D-2
New York NY 10027
Tel: 212-854-9370
Email: drichm@law.columbia.edu

Assistant Info

Name: Anna Krauthamer
Phone: 212-854-4209
Email: akrauthamer@law.columbia.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
  • Evidence
  • Federal Criminal Law


  • A.B., Harvard (Phi Beta Kappa), 1980
  • J.D., Yale, 1984. Note Editor, Yale Law Journal.

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Detailed Biography:

Law Clerk, Chief Judge Wilfred Feinberg, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 1984-1985; Law Clerk, Justice Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court of the United States, 1985-1986; Associate, Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, 1986-1987; Chief Appellate Attorney and Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1987-1992.

Joined Fordham University School of Law in 1992, tenured in 1998, promoted to full professor in 2000 and named the Brendan Moore Professor in Advocacy in 2006; Visiting Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia, 1996-1997; and Visiting Professor, Columbia University School of Law, 2002. Joined Columbia Law faculty July 1, 2007.

Other professional activities include Consultant, Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, 1997-2000; Independent Expert under the National Basketball Association/ National Basketball Players Association Anti-Drug Program, 2000-present; Peer Reviewer, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, 2000-present; Chairman, Local Conditional Release Commission for the City of New York, 10/2004- 9/2005 (appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg); and Member, Homeland Security Policy Advisory Committee, Governor-Elect Eliot Spitzer, 2006.

Richman's scholarly writings include more than 30 law review articles.