Edward Janger

David M. Barse Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Areas of Expertise

Bankruptcy Law
Business Law
Commercial Transactions

B.A., Yale College
J.D., University of Chicago Law School

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 College of Bankruptcy, International Insolvency Institute and 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 been the Anne Urowsky Visiting Professor at Yale Law School, and the Bruce W. Nichols Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, as well as the Robert Zinman Scholar-in-Residence at the American Bankruptcy Institute in Washington, D.C.

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.