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John P. Collins

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Adjunct Professor of Law



  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 2019-present


  • Litigation Associate, Kaplan Rice LLP, 2019-present
  • Litigation Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, 2014-2019
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Andrew J. Peck, U.S. District Court, SDNY, 2013-2014


  • Fordham University School of Law, JD 2013, cum laude
         Dean's List 2011-2013 
         Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award
         Notes & Articles Editor, Fordham Urban Law Journal
         Intra-School Finalist, Fordham Moot Court Board
  • Stonehill College, BA 2007


  • "Securities Litigation Involving the Private Litigation Reform Act", Practical Law:  The Journal, Oct./Nov. 2017 (with David M.J. Rein & Matthew A. Schwartz)
  • "Has All Heck Broken Loose?  Examining Heck's Favorable Termination Requirement in the Second Circuit after Poventud v. City of New York", 42 Fordham Urb. .L.J. 451 (Dec. 2014)



  • New York State Bar

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023