Jed Rakoff

Adjunct Professor of Law

Tel: (212) 805 - 0401
B.A., Swarthmore College, 1964. M.Phil., Oxford Univ.,1966. J.D., Harvard Law School, 1969. LL.D. (Hon.), Swarthmore College, 2003. LL.D. (Hon.), St. Francis University, 2005.

Law Clerk to the late Honorable Abraham L. Freedman, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1969-70.

Associate, Debevoise, Plimpton, Lyons & Gates, 1970-72. Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1973-80 (Chief of Business and Securities Fraud Prosecutions, 1978-80). Litigation Partner, Mudge, Rose, Guthrie, Alexander and Ferdon, 1980-90. Litigation Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, 1990-96.

Author of four books, over 100 published articles, over 220 speeches, and over 425 judicial opinions.

Lecturer in law, Columbia Law School, 1988-present.

Member, Board of Managers, Swarthmore College, 2004-present. Fellow (now Judicial Fellow), American College of Trial Lawyers, 1987-present (Chair, Downstate New York Chapter, 1993-94). Director, New York Council of Defense Lawyers, 1990-94. Chair, Criminal Law Comm., Assn.of the Bar of the City of New York, 1986-89. Fellow (now Judicial Fellow), American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1995-present. Chair, Honors Committee, New York City Bar Assn., 2006-present. Chair, Criminal Justice Advisory Board, SDNY (1998-present). Chair, Grievance Comm., SDNY (2001-present). Chair, Second Circuit Bankruptcy Comm. (2003-present).