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Allan N. Taffet
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, 1990-2012


  • Partner, Duval & Stachenfeld LLP, 2002-present
  • Member, Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C., 1996-2002
  • Deputy Chief, U.S. Attorney's Office, Civil Division, SDNY, 1994-1996
  • Chief, U.S. Attorney's Office, Environmental Protection Unit, SDNY, 1993-1994
  • Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, 1984-1987


  • Harvard Law School, J.D. 1984
  • Columbia College, B.A. 1981, magna cum laude


  • Panel of Arbitrators for the NASD


  • Mr. Taffet was a recipient of the U.S. Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service in 1990 and the Director's Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney in 1989 and 1996