Albert E. Cinelli Enterprise Prof. of Law, Co-Dir. The Charles Evans Gerber Transactional Studies Center
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 837
435 West 116th Street, Box D-11
New York NY 10027
- Commercial Law
- Payment Systems
- Secured Transactions
- Electronic Commerce
- Intellectual Property
The University of Texas School of Law. Austin, TX. J.D., 1985. Texas Law Review, Managing Editor.
Rice University. Houston, TX. B.A., History, 1982.
Law clerk to Judge Joseph T. Sneed, U.S.
Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1985-1986) and Justice Lewis F. Powell,
Jr. of the U.S. Supreme Court (1986-1987). Practiced real estate and
transactional law in Houston, Texas (1987-1991). Worked for the Justice
Department as an Assistant for the Solicitor General of the United States,
Joined the Columbia faculty on July 1,
2007 after holding tenured positions at the University of Michigan, University
of Texas, and the Washington University School of Law. A nationally renowned
scholar in the areas of secured credit, payment systems, and intellectual
property, he has authored dozens of law review articles in leading law reviews,
as well as pathbreaking casebooks on Payment Systems and Electronic Commerce.
He is a member of the American Law
Institute, a conferee of the National Bankruptcy Conference, and a frequent
visiting scholar at Federal Reserve Banks.