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Annemarie McAvoy
Adjunct Professor of Law

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

Annemarie McAvoy is a consultant, attorney, and media legal expert.  Ms. McAvoy works at Ernst and Young, specializing in Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing issues.  She also teaches Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing as an Adjunct Professor at Columbia’s graduate School of International and Public Affairs.  She is a former federal and state prosecutor, having worked in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions in the US Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York, and in the Rackets/Investigations unit of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. 

Ms. McAvoy also was in-house counsel for financial institutions, having worked at Dean Witter/Morgan Stanley and Citigroup.  She appears frequently as an expert discussing legal  issues, legislation and cases on various television and radio networks, including NBC, Fox5NY, the Fox News Channel, MSNBC, CBS, ABC, WPIX and Sirius XM, and has written articles published in, and Family Security Matters. She graduated valedictorian from St. John’s University and received her JD from Fordham University School of Law.



Fordham University School of Law, JD, 1987

St. John’s University, BA, 1984, Valedictorian