Troy McKenzie joined the faculty of New York University School of Law in 2007. His scholarly interests include bankruptcy, civil procedure, complex litigation, and the federal courts. He earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering in 1997 from Princeton University and his law degree in 2000 from NYU, where he was an executive editor of the NYU Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. After law school, he served as a law clerk to Judge Pierre N. Leval of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States. Before joining the NYU faculty, McKenzie was a litigation associate for four years at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York. His article "Judicial Independence, Autonomy, and the Bankruptcy Courts" recently appeared in the Stanford Law Review (2010).