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Peter M. Skinner
Adjunct Professor

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023                                          


  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 2007-2008; 2014-present


  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office, Civil Division, SDNY, 2004-2014
  • Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, 2000-2004
  • Associate, Orion Consultants, 1994-2000


  • Boston College Law School, J.D. 2000, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
         Executive Editor, Boston College Law Review
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. 1994, cum laude


  • Note, Tipping the Scales:  How Guardianship of Brandon has Upset the Substituted Judgment Doctrine in Massachusetts, 40 B.C.L. Rev. 969 (1999)
  • Co-author of Recent Developments in Defamation Law, 769 PLI/Pat 663 (Nov. 2003)
  • Co-author of Recent Developments in Defamation Law, 726 PLI/Pat 435 (Nov. 2002)


  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court District, SDNY
  • New York State Bar
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts