Adam Abensohn
Adjunct Associate Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 2006-2011


  • Partner, Quinn, Emanuel et al, 2008-2012
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, EDNY, 2003-2008
  • Associate, Wilmer, Cutler, Pickering, Hale & Dorr, New York, 2000-2003
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1998-1999; SDNY, 1996-1997
  • Associate, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, Washington, DC, 1994-1996; 1997-1998


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 1994, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
         Editor, Georgetown Law Review
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A. 1991 with high distinctions


  • New York State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY and EDNY