Fordham Law

New Faculty Member to Join in IP/IT Law

April 20, 2007

Jeanne C. Fromer will join Fordham Law School's faculty as an associate professor in August.  She will teach patent law and contracts.  Ms. Fromer is currently the Alexander Fellow at New York University School of law. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School and holds a S.M. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  She graduated from Barnard College with a B.A. in Computer Science, summa cum laude.

Ms. Fromer served as Justice David H. Souter's law clerk in 2005 and 2006.  She previously clerked for the Hon. Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  She was an associate at Hale and Dorr in Boston from 2002 to 2003.

"Jeanne brings outstanding credentials to a faculty which is already noted for its strength in intellectual property law," noted Fordham Law Dean William M. Treanor.  "We look forward to the contributions she will make as a legal scholar, as a teacher and as a member of the Fordham Law community." 

Fordham is ranked among the nation's top twenty-five law schools according to U.S. News & World Report and is one of the most selective in the country.  It is home to seven legal specialty areas that are ranked among the nation's top 25. Located next to Manhattan's Lincoln Center, Fordham Law will celebrate its 100th graduation in May of this year.

Contact: Jennifer Spencer, 212.636.7604