Michael L. Fox

Assistant Adjunct Professor of Law

Michael L. Fox

Michael
L.
Fox
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Law

Michael L. Fox is Assistant Professor of Business Law, and the Pre-Law Advisor, at Mount Saint Mary College in Orange County, New York. He teaches courses in the undergraduate business program, and the MBA program. Professor Fox received his J.D. from Columbia, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an Articles Editor on the Columbia Business Law Review. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Bucknell University, Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude, with a major in Economics and minor in Biology. As a legal practitioner prior to academia, Fox was rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He is admitted to practice in New York State, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He served as a law clerk to Hon. Lawrence E. Kahn, U.S. District Judge, in the Northern District of New York; worked as a litigation associate at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, in Manhattan; and was, sequentially, an associate, senior counsel, and then partner, and litigation managing attorney at Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP, in New York’s Hudson Valley. Fox is author of the book Primer for an Evolving eWorld (Kendall Hunt Publishing Co. 2019).  He has also authored or co-authored articles and CLEs, and has spoken at symposia and CLE programs, concerning Federal civil procedure, attorney-client privilege and work product, electronic discovery, evidence, professional responsibility and ethics, employment law, and advice for pre-law students. Several of Fox's recent publications have included:  M. Fox, "Beware: Does Your Law Firm Website Violate the ADA or State Accommodations Law?", 91 N.Y. St. Bar J. 28 (Aug. 2019); M. Fox & J. Strauss, Considering Law School? Undergraduates Should Contemplate This Advice From Pre-Law Advisors, 90 N.Y. St. Bar J. 16 (Sept. 2018); and "Objection, Your Honor” (To Your Social Media Activity), re-print in THE MAGISTRATE, Vol. 58, No. 3 (Summer 2018) (Journal of The New York State Magistrates Association).  Fox is also the co-host of the new NYSBA Podcast "Gold/Fox: Non-Billable", set to begin airing bi-monthly in September 2019.  The podcast is available on Spotify, Google Play, the Apple Podcast app and NYSBA's website. When not engaged in scholarly or professional endeavors, he is also an avid traveler, having thus far visited 28 countries and territories across four continents, as well as 35 states in the United States.

Courses
Professional Responsibility