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MaryAnne Wirth
Adjunct Professor of Law

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


  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 1987-present
  • Criminal Law, Pace Law School, 2002


  • Counsel, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP, 1998-present
  • Associate, Office of the Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr, 1997-1998
  • Assistant District Attorney, New York Office, 1988-1996
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, SDNY, 1983-1988
  • District Counsel, New York District of the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the United States Department of Justice, 1982-1983
  • Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell, 1980-1982


  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. 1978, cum laude
         Editor, Fordham Law Review
  • St. Bonaventure University, B.S. 1975, summa cum laude


  • "Spotting Issues in the McDade Act For Health Care Counsel and Health Care Fraud & Abuse Newsletter" (August 1999) (co-author)


  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Courts, SDNY and EDNY
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


  • Criminal Justice Act panels for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Criminal Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, the White Collar Crime Section of the American Bar Association, and the Westchester County Bar Association