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Patricia T. Northrop

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Adjunct Professor of Law



  • Media Law Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2014-present


  • General Counsel, NJTV, 2016-present
  • Senior Counsel, WNET, 2011-2015
  • Assistant Attorney General, Charities Bureau, New York Attorney General's Office, 2007-2011
  • Litigation Associate, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP, 2002-2007
  • Litigation Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell, 1998-2002
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Deanell R. Tacha, U.S. Court of Appeals  (10th Cir), 1997-1998


  • Duke University School of Law, JD 1997 cum laude, Order of the Coif
         Articles Editor, Duke Law Journal
  • The College of William and Mary, BA 1993 cum laude



  • New York State Bar
  • Maryland State Bar
  • U.S. District Court SDNY and EDNY

Memberships & Activities

  • Media Law Resource Center, News-Gathering Committee, 2015-present
  • NPCC Government Relations Council, 2011-present
  • Non-Profit Organizations Committee, New York City Bar Association, 2014-2017
  • Federal Bar Council, Inn of Court, 2001-2013

Mailing Address

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