Sean H. Lane

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Adjunct Professor of Law

Sean H. Lane was sworn in as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York on September 7, 2010. Judge Lane earned his B.A. from New York University College of Arts & Science in 1987 and his J.D. degree from New York University School of Law in 1991. He served as a law clerk for the Honorable Edmund V. Ludwig, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, from 1991-92.

Judge Lane also clerked for the Honorable Charles R. Richey, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia, from 1992-93. From 1993 through 1997, he practiced with the law firm of Baker Hostetler in Washington, D.C., and thereafter he served as a Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice, Civil Division, National Courts Section, until 2000. From 2000 until he was appointed to the bench, Judge Lane served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, including serving as the Chief of the Tax & Bankruptcy Unit of that Office.

During his time in the US Attorney's Office, he was awarded the Attorney General's Distinguished Service Award in 2005 and 2010. He also received the Henry L. Stimson Medal from the New York City Bar Association in 2008. Judge Lane is a member of the Federal Bar Council. He has served as an Adjunct Professor at both New York University School of Law and Fordham Law School.

Mailing Address

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