Christopher K. Connolly

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Adjunct Professor of Law

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  • Civil Litigation Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2020-present


  • Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, 2010-present (Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney, 2015-present)
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Paul A. Crotty, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2008-2009
  • Litigation Associate, Clifford Chance US LLP, 2006-2008


  • Cornell Law School, J.D., LL.M. in International and Comparative Law, 2006
  • University of Virginia, B.A. 2000 (Foreign Affairs)


  • Independence in Europe: Secession, Sovereignty, and the European Union, 24 Duke J. Comp. & Int’l L. 51 (2013)
  • Seeking the Final Court of Justice: The European Court of Human Rights and Accountability for State Violence in Northern Ireland, 9 San Diego Int’l L.J. 81 (2007)
  • Note, Living on the Past: The Role of Truth Commissions in Post-Conflict Societies and the Case Study of Northern Ireland, 39 Cornell Int’l L.J. 401 (2006)

Mailing Address

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