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Jennifer Gordon

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Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae
SSRN (academic papers)
Telephone: 212-636-7444
Office: Room 7-111
Hours: By Appointment

Faculty Assistant: Larry Bridgett

Research and Teaching Areas

Immigration; Employment; Public Interest/Service; Legislation and Regulation


  • Fordham Law School, Professor of Law, 2003-present
  • Independent Scholar and Consultant, 1998-2003
  • Yale Law School, J. Skelly Wright Fellow and Visiting Faculty Lecturer, 1998-2000
  • The Workplace Project, Founder and Executive Director, 1992-1998


  • National Law Journal, Outstanding Woman Lawyer, 2015
  • Open Society Foundations Fellow, 2013-2014
  • MacArthur Prize Fellow, 1999-2004
  • National Association for Public Interest Law: Outstanding Public Interest Lawyer 1998
  • National Law Journal "40 Under 40" (Forty top lawyers in the U.S. under age forty), 1995


  • Harvard/Radcliffe College BA 1987
  • Harvard Law School JD 1992