Fordham Law

Former Professor and Alumna Receives Tenure at Maryland Law

March 26, 2009

Former Fordham Law professor and alumna Danielle Citron '94 has received tenure at University of Maryland School of Law. Citron taught at Fordham Law from 1997 – 2006 as an adjunct associate professor of legal research and writing.

In 2004, she began teaching at Maryland as a visiting assistant professor. The following year she was voted the "Best Teacher of the Year" by Maryland law students. Citron teaches Civil Procedure, Information Privacy Law, and Appellate Advocacy.

Citron graduated Fordham Law cum laude and was awarded the Lawrence J. McKay Prize for Moot Court Excellence. She was a member of the winning team in the 1994 regional National Moot Court competition and received the award for Second Best Brief. Citron was also associate editor of the Fordham International Law Journal.

Before teaching, Citron worked as a litigation associate at Willkie, Farr & Gallagher. While at Willkie Farr, she served as an MFY Legal Services Fellow, representing clients in landlord-tenant matters. She served as a law clerk for two years for the Honorable Mary Johnson Lowe of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Citron's scholarly interests include information privacy law, cyberspace law, and administrative law, with an emphasis on legal issues surrounding the government's reliance on information technologies. She has presented her work on cyber harassment at numerous law schools, including Fordham Law's Center on Law and Information Policy Speaker Series.

Contact: Stephen Eichinger