Cornell Law School

Web Address: https://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/
Phone Number: 607.255.3527
Address: Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Current Dean

Jens David Ohlin
2021-01-01 to Current

Previous Deans (populated by deans in the database)

Eduardo Penalver
2014-07-01 to 2021-01-01
Stewart Schwab
2004-01-01 to 2014-06-30

Deans Who Attended Cornell Law School

Name
Degree
Year of Graduation
David N. Yellen
J.D.
1984
Hannah Buxbaum
J.D.
1992
Richard Bales
J.D.
1993
Jessica Berg
J.D.
1994
Paul L. Caron
J.D.
1983

Previous Deans
(information provided by Cornell Law School)

Name
Tenure as Dean
John A. Siliciano (Interim)
2003 - 2003
Lee E. Teitelbaum *
1999 - 2003
Charles W. Wolfram (Interim)
1998 - 1999
Russell King Osgood
1988 - 1998
Peter William Martin
1980 - 1988
Roger Conant Cramton *
1973 - 1980
William Ray Forrester *
1963 - 1973
Gray Thoron Thoron *
1956 - 1963
Robert Sproule Stevens *
1937 - 1954
Charles Kellog Burdick *
1926 - 1937
George Gleason Bogert *
1921 - 1926
Edwin Hamlin Woodruff *
1916 - 1921
Frank Irvine *
1907 - 1916
Ernest Wilson Huffcut *
1903 - 1907
Francis Miles Finch *
1891 - 1903
Judge Douglas Boardman *
1887 - 1891

* Deceased


Additional Positions

Academic Dean
Chair of Faculty Appointments Committee
Most Recently Tenured Faculty Member