Bruce Green

Bruce Green

Bruce A. Green is the Stein Chair at Fordham Law School, where he directs the Stein Center for Law and Ethics.  He teaches and writes principally in the areas of legal ethics and criminal law.

Before joining the Fordham faculty, Prof. Green served as a law clerk to Judge James L. Oakes and Justice Thurgood Marshall, and served as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.  Since then, he has worked part-time as Associate Counsel in the office of the Iran/Contra prosecutor, as a member of the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, and on the NYC Conflicts of Interest Board. He has chaired the ABA Criminal Justice Section as well as the ethics committees of the NY State Bar Association, the NY City Bar, the ABA Criminal Justice Section, the ABA Litigation Section and the Association of American Law Schools, and he is an officer of the International Association of Legal Ethics.  He is co-author of Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach (West, 4th ed. 2020).  In recognition of his work in the field of legal ethics, Prof. Green received the ABA’s Michael Franck Award in 2018.