Clement H. Berne

Adjunct Professor of Law



  • Civil Litigation Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 1994-2005, 2008-present
  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 1987-1989, 1992-1993 
  • Economics, Hunter College of the City of University of New York, 1982-1986


  • Law Office of Clement H. Berne
  • Certified Mediator, Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division
  • Troutman Sanders LLP (and predecessors Jenkens & Gilchrist and Parker Chapin LLP)
  • Vice President-Legal and Business Affairs, American Family Enterprises, a subsidiary of Time Inc.
  • Vice President-Legal, R.H. Legal Macy & Co., Inc.
  • Associate, Pollack & Kaminsky LLP
  • Assistant Attorney General, Litigation Bureau, Attorney General of New York State
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Edward W. Beglin, Jr., Superior Court of New Jersey


  • New York University School of Law, J.D. 1976
  • Oberlin College, A.B. 1973


  • “How to Make the Court Want to Read Your Brief,” Troutman Sanders CLE Webcast Program (2008)
  • “Walking and Chewing Gum--How to Think Like a Lawyer and Write Like a Human Being,” Troutman Sanders CLE Webcast Program (2007)
  • "Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Appellate Practice and Possibly More," Bridge the Gap CLE program sponsored by New York University (2003)
  • "Federal Regulation of Dietary Supplements: Advertising and Labeling," Hot Topics in Advertising, CLE series sponsored by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Consumer Affairs (2002)



  • New York
  • New Jersey


  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York (former member, Committees on Consumer Law, Uniform State Laws, and Corporate Law Departments)
  • New York State Bar Association

Mailing Address

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