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Mary Anne Wirth

FLS Mary Anne Wirth

Adjunct Professor of Law



  • First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 1987-present
  • Criminal Law, Pace Law School, 2002


  • General Counsel, Capuchin Franciscans, Province of St. Mary, 2019-present
  • Counsel, Bleakley Platt & Schmidt, LLP, 1998-2019
  • Associate, Office of the Independent Counsel Kenneth W. Starr, 1997-1998
  • District Counsel, New York District of the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the United States Department of Justice, 1996-1997
  • Assistant District Attorney, New York Office, 1988-1996
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, SDNY, 1983-1988
  • Associate, Davis Polk & Wardwell, 1980-1982
  • Law Clerk, Hon. William Hughes Mulligan, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1978-1980


  • Fordham University School of Law, JD 1978 cum laude
         Editor, Fordham Law Review
  • St. Bonaventure University, BS 1975 summa cum laude


  • "Spotting Issues in the McDade Act For Health Care Counsel and Health Care Fraud & Abuse Newsletter" (August 1999) (co-author)



  • New York State Bar
  • U.S. District Courts, SDNY and EDNY
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Memberships & Activities

  • Board of Trustees, Maria Regina High School

Mailing Address

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