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Prof. Susan Block-Lieb


Current Position

Professor of Law/Of Counsel
Fordham Law School
140 W. 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023

Tel: 212-636-6782
Fax: 212-636-6899

Class: XIV (2003)Circuit: Second


University of Michigan, B.A., Honors Economics (1979); J.D. (1982)

Professional Career

Of Counsel, Latham & Watkins LLP (2002-)
Professor of Law, Fordham Law School (2000-)
Visiting Professor, Fordham Law School (1999)
Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School (1988-00)
Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (1983; 85-88)
Assistant Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee (1984)
Law Clerk, Hon. Joel Lewittes, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (1982-83)


American Bar Association, Chair, European Insolvency Working Group (2002-)
American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Board of Directors (2002-)
American Bar Association, Delegate to UNCITRAL Insolvency Working Group (2001-)
International Insolvency Institute (2001-)
Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, Co-Managing Editor (1999-)
Coalition for Consumer Bankruptcy Debtor Education, Treasurer; Board of Directors (1998-)


"e-Reputation," La. L. Rev. 2002-
"Lessons from the Trenches," Ford. J. Corp. and Fin. L. 2002
"The Logic and Limits of Contract Bankruptcy," Illinois L. Rev. 2000
"The Politics of Privatizing Bankruptcy Law," Am. Bankr. L.J. 2000


New York State Bar Association President's Pro Bono Award, 2nd Dept., (2002)