Edward Janger is a well-known authority on commercial transactions and bankruptcy law. He has published in the areas of bankruptcy law, commercial law and data privacy in many of the leading law reviews. He is the past-chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Commercial and Consumer Law, and a member of the American Law Institute. He has served as consultant to the Business Bankruptcy Subcommittee of the Federal Bankruptcy Rules Advisory Committee, and is a member of the board of directors of the Coalition for Debtor Education. He has held positions as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, where he was the Bruce W. Nichols visiting Professor of Law, and at the American Bankruptcy Institute in Washington, D.C., where he served as the Robert Zinman Scholar-in-Residence. In the Fall of 2010, Professor Janger served as the Anne Urowsky Visiting Professor at Yale Law School.
Professor Janger joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 1998, after teaching at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis and Ohio State University College of Law. Prior to teaching, he practiced as an associate with the firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C., specializing in bankruptcy and litigation, and was a law clerk to Judge Irving L. Goldberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.