If you are considering a career in legal academia, we would like you to know there is no better place to prepare for a career in law teaching than at NYU Law.
NYU Law is one of the leading institutions in the United States in placing graduates into teaching positions. We are confident no other law school provides more resources for students interested in becoming law professors, and we look forward to working with you if that is your goal.
NYU Law's outstanding faculty plays a prominent role in preparing our students and graduates for the law teaching market. Interaction with faculty members in class, at colloquia, as research assistants, during a dedicated writing seminar, and on independent directed research projects allows students to develop the skills necessary to produce outstanding scholarship - a necessity for success in legal academia. The vitality and collegiality of the Law School community fosters the formulation of ideas; our faculty is accessible and supportive of students who wish to pursue a career in law teaching.
In addition to the thriving intellectual community at the law school, the Academic Careers Program offers resources designed to educate and assist any student or graduate who wishes to go into law teaching.
Academic Careers Program - News
Julian Arato (JD 2011, LLM 2012) was recently cited by the High Court of Australia in the case Maloney v. The Queen  HCA 28,at fn. 29. His article is entitled Subsequent Practice and Evolutive Interpretation: Techniques of Treaty Interpretation Over Time and their Diverse Consequences, 9 L. & Prac. Int'l Cts. & Tribs. 443 (2010).
Robert Taylor's (JD 2011) article, Burying, 19 Mich. Telecomm. & Tech. L.Rev. 99 (2012), was recently cited in a N.D. Illinois case, CoStar Realty Information, Inc. v. CIVX-DDI, LLC, 2013 WL 2151548 (N.D. Ill. May 15, 2013).
Julian Arato (JD 2011, LLM 2012) hired as an associate-in-law by Columbia Law School.
Lisa Avalos (JD 2006) hired as a law professor by University of Arkansas.
Annie Lai (JD 2006) hired as a clinical professor by University of California – Irvine.
Josh Gupta-Kagan (JD 2004) hired as a law professor by University of South Carolina.
Jayne Huckerby (LLM 2004) hired as associate clinical professor of law by Duke.
John Infranca (JD 2008) hired as a law professor by Suffolk University.
Lisa Laplante (JD 1999) hired as a law professor by New England Law.
Michael Livermore (JD 2006 and Furman Fellow) hired as a law professor by University of Virginia.
Cortney Lollar (JD 2002) hired as a law professor by University of Kentucky.
David Noll (JD 2008) hired as a law professor by Rutgers - Newark.
Theodore Rave (JD 2006 and Furman Fellow) hired as a law professor by University of Houston.
Rebecca Stone (JD 2009 and Furman Fellow) hired as a law professor by UCLA.
Kathleen Thomas (JD 2005, Tax LLM 2010) hired as a law professor by University of North Carolina.
Katie Tinto (JD 2001) hired as a clinical professor by Cardozo.
Alex Wang (JD 2000) hired as a law professor by UCLA.