Prof. Andrew Kent

Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law

Professor Andrew Kent teaches and writes about constitutional law, foreign relations law, federal courts and procedure, national security law, public international law, professional responsibility and legal ethics. He received the Dean’s Distinguished Research Award (2016-17) for his scholarship.

After graduating from Yale Law School, Professor Kent clerked for the Hon. Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the Hon. Carol B. Amon of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before joining Fordham’s faculty, he was a Climenko Fellow at Harvard Law School and an attorney at both Sullivan & Cromwell and WilmerHale.

From 2014-2015, Professor Kent served as Senior Counsel to the Solicitor General, State of New York, Office of the Attorney General.

Professor Kent is a member of the New York City Bar’s Professional Responsibility Committee. He provides appellate representation to the indigent as a member of the Pro Bono Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. 

  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1999
  • A.B., Harvard College, 1993

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Publications and Multimedia
Supreme Court Preview: Hernandez v. Mesa - Podcast
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
February 13, 2017
Young Legal Scholars Paper Presentations - Event Audio/Video
16th Annual Faculty Conference
January 09, 2014
Domestic & Legal Issues Arising from American Intervention in Libya - Event Audio/Video
International & National Security Law Practice Group and Fordham Student Chapter
April 06, 2011
Will Trying Suspected Terrorists in Federal Court Advance the Interests of Justice and National Security? - Event Audio/Video
Fordham Student Chapter, New York Lawyers Chapter, and the International & National Security Law Practice Group
January 27, 2010