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Mark A. Costello
Adjunct Professor

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


  • Criminal Litigation Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2001; 2003; 2008-present
  • Appellate Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2001-2002
  • Criminal Litigation Drafting:  Complex Prosecution, Fordham University School of Law, 1996


  • U.S. Attorney, DNJ, 1995-1998
  • District Attorney, New York County, 1990-1995
  • Associate Corporate Attorney, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, 1988-1990


  • Yale Law School, J.D. 1988
  • Amherst College, B.A. 1984


  • Big If (novel), New York Times Notable Book, 2003; Finalist, National Book Award (2003)
  • Bag Men (novel), National Bestseller (1997)
  • Over twenty articles, essays, reviews and legal commentary in the New York Times Magazine, New York Times Book Review, and other national publications