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Andrew Kent

Andrew Kent

Professor of Law

Curriculum Vitae
Telephone: 212-636-6774
Office: Room 7-118
SSRN (academic papers)

Faculty Assistant: AC Christian

Research and Teaching Areas

Foreign Relations; Constitutional Law & Theory; National Security; Federal Courts; Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility


Andrew Kent teaches and writes about constitutional law, foreign relations law, federal courts and procedure, national security law, public international law, professional responsibility and legal ethics.  He received the Dean’s Distinguished Research Award (2016-17) for his scholarship.

After graduating from Yale Law School, Professor Kent clerked for the Hon. Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Hon. Carol B. Amon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before joining Fordham’s faculty, he was a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School and an attorney at both Sullivan & Cromwell and WilmerHale.

From 2014-2015, Professor Kent served as Senior Counsel to the Solicitor General, State of New York, Office of the Attorney General.

Kent is a member of the New York City Bar’s Professional Responsibility Committee. He provides appellate representation to the indigent as a member of the Pro Bono Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. 

Congressional Testimony on Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Bill. 

Writing for Lawfare and Fortune

Selected Publications


  • JD, Yale Law School
  • AB, Harvard College