James Bernard
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Email: jbernard@stroock.com

Job Experience

James Bernard is a partner in the Litigation Department of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. His practice covers a range of litigation areas, including general corporate matters, securities fraud, RICO, gender discrimination and other complex federal litigation matters. He has also worked on commodities and derivatives matters and white-collar criminal law, and has published extensively on the latter. In addition, he is an adjunct Professor of Professional Responsibility at Brooklyn Law School. He graduated magna cum laude from Bowdoin College in 1989, and cum laude from Fordham University School of Law in 1995, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. He was a law clerk to the Hon. Alvin K. Hellerstein from 1998 to 1999, and the Hon. Loretta A. Preska from 1997 to 1998, both of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.