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Susan Block-Lieb

Fordham Law Professor Susan Block-Lieb

Professor of Law; Cooper Family Chair in Urban Legal Issues

Curriculum Vitae
SSRN (academic papers)
Telephone: 212-636-6782
Office: Room 7-169
Hours: By Appointment

Faculty Assistant: Larry Bridgett

Research and Teaching Areas

Contracts, Bankruptcy, Commercial Finance/Secured Transactions, Consumer Protection, International Insolvency Law


Professor Block-Lieb, the Cooper Family Chair of Urban Legal Studies, teaches bankruptcy, secured transactions, consumer protection, and other commercial law courses at Fordham Law School, including advanced courses on Corporate Reorganization in Bankruptcy and International Insolvency Law. She is General Counsel and a member of the Board of Directors for the Coalition for Debtor Education, a member of the Board of Directors for Fordham University’s Center on International Policy Studies, and an inducted member of the International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law, the American College of Bankruptcy and the International Insolvency Institute. She chairs the ABA’s subcommittee on International Insolvency Law and is a delegate from the American Bar Association to UNCITRAL’s Insolvency Working Group. Together Prof. Block-Lieb is the recipient of a 2002 New York State Bar Association President’s Pro Bono Service Attorney Award.


University of Michigan Law School, JD, cum laude, 1982
University of Michigan, BA, with honors, 1979