J. Paul Oetken

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

Job Experience

Paul Oetken is Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Cablevision Systems Corporation, where he oversees the company‚Äôs litigation and employment law matters.  Prior to joining Cablevision, he practiced law at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and Jenner & Block in Washington, D.C.  He previously served as Associate Counsel to the President in the Clinton Administration and as an attorney-advisor in the United States Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel.  He served as a law clerk to Justice Harry A. Blackmun on the United States Supreme Court, Judge Richard D. Cudahy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and Judge Louis F. Oberdorfer on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. 


  • J.D. from Yale Law School 

  • B.A. in philosophy from the University of Iowa.