Norman Poser

Professor of Law Emeritus

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 532-2224 |  Email
Areas of Expertise

Broker-Dealer Regulation
Securities Regulation

A.B., Harvard College
LL.B., Harvard University Law School

Professor of Law Emeritus Norman Poser Published in New York Law Journal


Professor of Law Emeritus Norman Poser wrote a brief article for the New York Law Journal titled “Lord Mansfield’s Continuing Influence on Law.” Professor Poser points out the remarkable prescience of Lord Mansfield, chief justice of the Court of the King’s Bench in the 18th century. One such example, he writes, is the U.S Supreme Court citing a 229-year-old Lord Mansfield decision as recently as Dec. 9, 2014.

Professor Norman Poser’s New Book Praised in the Wall Street Journal


In a recent Wall Street Journal review, Professor Emeritus Norman Poser was praised for his “fascinating portrait” of Lord Mansfield, the legendary 18th-century judge and statesman. The book, titled Lord Mansfield: Justice in the Age of Reason (McGill-Queen’s University Press 2013), details the arc of a colorful life and extraordinary legal career and his lasting impact on Anglo-American law and society.

Professor Poser Quoted on Investment Portfolios for Retirees

In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ronald Heakins discussed how the loss of assets for retired investors is not due to the recession, but rather the improper handling of portfolios by brokers. Certain demographics—for example, retirees who largely depend on their investments for living expenses—should not be exposed to market risks. Heakins quoted Professor Norman Poser’s book, Broker-Dealer Law and Regulation: “Perhaps the clearest example of a suitability violation occurs where a broker recommends speculative securities to a customer whose financial situation clearly calls for conservative investments.”