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Joseph N. Cordaro
Adjunct Professor

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


  • Discovery Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2014


  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, Civil Division, SDNY, 2008-present
  • Associate, Blank Rome, LLP, 2003-2004; 2006-2008
  • Law Clerk, Hon. John F. Keenan, U.S. District Court, SDNY, 2004-2006


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 2003
         Writing and Research Editor, Fordham Law Review
  • New York University School of Education, M.A. 2000
  • Fordham University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, M.A. 1995
  • Western Connecticut State University, B.A. 1993, cum laude (English)


  • Note, Who Defers to Whom?  The Attorney General Targets Oregon's Death with Dignity Act, 70 Fordham L. Rev. 2477 (2002)
  • Article, Long Day's Journey into Frankenstein, 18 Eugene O'Neill Rev. 116 (1994)


  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, SDNY/EDNY