Mark A. Costello

Adjunct Professor of Law

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  • Criminal Litigation Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2001; 2003; 2008-present
  • Appellate Drafting, Fordham University School of Law, 2001-2002
  • Criminal Litigation Drafting:  Complex Prosecution, Fordham University School of Law, 1996


  • U.S. Attorney, DNJ, 1995-1998
  • District Attorney, New York County, 1990-1995
  • Associate Corporate Attorney, Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, 1988-1990


  • Yale Law School, JD 1988
  • Amherst College, BA 1984


  • Big If (novel), New York Times Notable Book, 2003; Finalist, National Book Award (2003)
  • Bag Men (novel), National Bestseller (1997)
  • Over twenty articles, essays, reviews and legal commentary in the New York Times Magazine, New York Times Book Review, and other national publications

Mailing Address

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