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Prof. G. Ray Warner


Current Position

Associate Dean for Bankruptcy Studies & Professor of Law
St. John's University School of Law
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439

Tel: 718-990-6620
Fax: 718-990-8095

Class: XI (2000)Circuit: Second


Emory University, B.A. (Mathematics) Phi Beta Kappa (1977)
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude (1980)
New York University School of Law, LL.M. (1985)

Professional Career

Associate Dean for Bankruptcy Studies (2009-); Professor of Law; Director (2003-09) and Visiting Professor (2000-01), Masters in Bankruptcy Program (2003-09), St. John's University
Adjunct Professor (Bankruptcy Law), Columbia Law School (2010-)
Of Counsel Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, Chicago, IL and New York, NY (1999-)
Professor of Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law (1985-03)
Attorney, Holleb & Coff, Chicago, Illinois (1982-84)
Attorney, Mitchell, Loggins, Campbell & Elsberry, Atlanta, Georgia (1982)
Attorney, Gambrell & Russell, Atlanta, Georgia (1980-82)


INSOL: Course Leader, Global Insolvency Practice Course for INSOL Fellows (2014-)
American Bankruptcy Institute: Board of Directors (1992-03, 2008-); Executive Committee (1997-03); Secretary (2000-03)
American Board of Certification: Chair (2000); President (1999); First Vice-President (1998); Dean and Charter Dean (1991-95)
International Insolvency Institute


"Bankruptcy: General Provisions and Alternatives," Cavitch, Business Organizations, 1995 Author Chapter 156, Matthew Bender & Co.
"Bankruptcy: Liquidation and Reorganization," Cavitch, Business Organizations, 1995 Author Chapter 157, Matthew Bender & Co.
"The Anti-Bankruptcy Act: Revised Article 9 and Bankruptcy," 9 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 3 2001 Author
"Of Grinches, Alchemy and Disinterestedness: The Commission's Magically Disappearing Conflicts of Interest," 5 Am. Bankr. Inst. L. Rev. 423 1997 Author
"ABI Delaware Decisions Update," 1999 Co-author American Bankruptcy Institute
"American Bankruptcy Institute National Report on Professional Compensation in Bankruptcy Cases," 1991 Reporter American Bankruptcy Institute


NCBJ, Excellence in Education Award (2013)
ABI, Annual Service Award (2013)
Robert M. Zinman American Bankruptcy Institute Scholar in Residence, (2002)
UMKC Law Alumni Outstanding Professor Award, (1993-94; 1997-98)
University of Missouri Pierson Award for Outstanding Professional School Teaching, (1988-89)
W. Oliver Rasch Award for Best Article in the Journal of the Missouri Bar, (1987)
Listed in Who's Who in American Law