Prof. Lester Brickman

Professor of Law, Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Professor Brickman teaches Contracts, Professional Responsibility, and Land Use, among other courses. His areas of expertise include legal ethics, contingency fees, mass torts, and asbestos litigation. His writings on these and other subjects are widely cited and he is frequently quoted in the press.

  • B.S., 1961, Carnegie–Mellon University
  • J.D., 1964, University of Florida
  • LL.M., 1965, Yale University

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Publications and Multimedia
The Private Attorney General: Good or Bad - Event Audio/Video
17th Annual Faculty Conference
January 09, 2015
Mesothelioma Litigation - Podcast
Litigation Practice Group Podcast
October 21, 2014
Lawyer Barons: What Their Contingency Fees Really Cost America - Faculty Book Podcast
Faculty Division Podcast 09-12-12 featuring Lester Brickman and Peter Schuck
September 12, 2012
Attorneys Fees in Class Actions - Event Audio/Video
2011 National Lawyers Convention
November 10, 2011
Lawyer Barons: What Their Contingency Fees Really Cost America - Podcast
Litigation and Professional Responsibility & Legal Education Practice Groups Podcast
July 14, 2011
Do Class Action Lawyers Make Too Much Money? - Event Audio/Video
Western New England Student Chapter
September 01, 2010
Mass Fraud in Mass Torts? - Event Audio
Litigation Practice Group and Professional Responsibility & Legal Education Practice Group
October 12, 2006