Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Professor Cunningham is the Henry St. George Tucker III Research Professor at The George Washington University Law School. He teaches Contracts, Corporations and Law & Accounting. He is the author of Introductory Accounting, Finance and Auditing for Lawyers (West 5th ed. 2010); co-editor of Corporations and Other Business Organizations (LexisNexis 7th ed. 2010); and, from 1993 to 2001, was co-editor of the treatise, Corbin on Contracts. He has written nearly 50 articles on those and other subjects, which have appeared in Columbia, Cornell, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, UCLA, Vanderbilt and Virginia Law Reviews. His dozen books include The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America (Carolina Academic Press) and Contracts in the Real World: Stories of Popular Contracts and Why They Matter (Cambridge University Press). Professor Cunningham has also written op-ed pieces for The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, The Financial Times and the National Law Journal, and is a permanent writer for the blog Concurring Opinions.
Before joining GW in 2007, Professor Cunningham taught at Boston College Law School, where he served a two-year term as associate dean for academic affairs. From 1992 to 2002, he taught at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he served a five-year term as director of the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and received the Professor of the Year Award in 2000. In addition to visiting at Fordham, Professor Cunningham has been a visiting professor at Vanderbilt University Law School, a lecturer-in-law at Columbia University Law School, and a visiting lecturer at Central European University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and University of Navarra. Before entering academia, he practiced corporate law with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. He lives in New York with his wife and daughter.