Litigation and Dispute Resolution

In the 21st-century legal marketplace, employers demand skilled litigators and creative problem solvers.

This Concentration helps you develop the skills to expertly resolve disputes both in and outside the courtroom.

Courses and faculty

Foundational and specialized courses compose the litigation and dispute resolution Concentration. You are also encouraged to take courses that strengthen your writing and research skills and to participate in relevant student-led extracurricular programs.

For full requirements, current students can log into LawNET.

For further information please contact the Office of the Registrar or Professor Michael W. Martin.

  • Evidence
    Trial and Arbitration Advocacy

  • Advanced Procedure
    Complex Litigation
    Conflict of Laws
    Criminal Procedure – Adjudication
    Criminal Procedure – Investigation
    Federal Courts
    International Civil Litigation in US Courts
    Discovery and Pretrial Process
    Electronic Discovery
    NY Criminal Procedure
    NY Practice

    Dispute Resolution
    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Arbitration: A Domestic & International Perspective

    Arbitration Practice
    Lawyers as Facilitators
    Mediation Clinic
    Mediation: International and Comparative Perspectives
    Commercial Arbitration
    Conflict Management Systems Design
    International Arbitration
    International Commercial Arbitration
    Introduction to Mediation
    Introduction to Arbitration
    Introduction to Investor-State Arbitration
    Labor and Employment Arbitration
    Negotiation and Mediation

    Appellate Litigation Clinic
    Consumer Litigation Clinic
    Criminal Defense Clinic
    Family Advocacy Clinic
    Federal Litigation Clinic
    Immigrant Rights Clinic
    Samuel Glushko Intellectual Property and Information Law Clinic
    Mediation Clinic
    Queens DA Prosecution Clinic
    Securities Litigation and Arbitration Clinic
    Federal Tax Clinic
    Criminal Justice Externship
    Judicial Externship

    Appellate Drafting
    Civil Litigation Drafting
    Criminal Litigation Drafting
    Discovery Drafting
    Fundamental Lawyering Skills
    Trial and Arbitration Advocacy
    Advanced Trial and Arbitration Advocacy


Competition Teams
Brendan Moore Trial Advocacy Center
Dispute Resolution Society
Moot Court


Networking opportunities

Tap into Fordham Law’s alumni network of experienced attorneys working in the field by joining an affinity group. Student participation is always free.

Attend a Career Development Program to explore career options and learn to showcase your best professional self.

Attend Fordham Law events sponsored by centers and institutes and offered through CLE and Public Programs.