Sheldon H. Elsen

Adjunct Professor of Law

Tel: 914-723-7596

Arbitrator and Mediator, JAMS.  A.B. Princeton; A.M. Harvard (Woodrow Wilson Fellow; Tutor, Dunster House); J.D. Harvard Law School; Asst. U.S. Attorney, SDNY; Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Member, American Law Institute (Adviser, Transnational Principles and Rules of Civil Procedure; special adviser on Principles of Corporate Governance); Chief Counsel, Moreland Act Commission on UDC and Public Authorities (after UDC bond default and through NY fiscal crisis); Vice President, Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Chair, Committees on Federal Courts, Federal Legislation, Nominating Committee); Chair, Committee on the Role of Amenities in the Land Use Process (for NYC ); Hearing Panel Chair, First Dept Lawyers Disciplinary Committee; Adviser, Crime Commission (under LBJ). Author of articles in law reviews (Miranda rights, securities and corporate litigation); Fortune (on court congestion); legal press (various topics). Seminars at Columbia Law School (trial practice, corporate litigation, complex litigation, current trials, current litigation problems, judicial administration, NY fiscal crisis). First year section of Criminal Law.