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Elizabeth Cooper

Fordham Law Professor Elizabeth Cooper

Professor of Law; Faculty Director, Feerick Center for Social Justice

Telephone: 212-636-7067
SSRN (academic papers)
Office: Room 9-107 (150 West 62nd Street, Ninth Floor)

Research and Teaching Areas

Legislation; Poverty; Sexuality; Clinics; Women


  • Root-Tilden Scholar and Articles Editor, Annual Survey of American Law (1987-88)
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Anne E. Thompson, United States District Court (1988-90)
  • Skadden Fellow / Staff Counsel, ACLU AIDS Project in New York City (1990-92)
  • Gibbons Fellow in Public Interest and Constitutional Law, Gibbons, Del Deo, Dolan, Griffinger and Vecchione (Newark NJ, 1992-94); Adjunct Clinical Professor in Constitutional Litigation Clinic at Rutgers University School of Law (Newark, 1992-94) 
  • Clinical Instructor, Federal Litigation Clinic, Brooklyn Law School (1994-95)
  • AALS, Section on Litigation, Chair
  • Principal subjects: Legislative and Policy Advocacy Clinic; Fundamental Lawyering Skills


  • New York University, JD, 1988
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA, 1983