Feinman, Jay M. 1951-

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Feinman, Jay M. 1951-


Born January 22, 1951. Education: American University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1972; University of Chicago, LL.D. (cum laude), 1975.


Office—School of Law, Rutgers University, 217 N. 5th St., Camden, NJ 08102-1203. Agent—John W. Wright, 1133 Broadway, Ste. 1124, New York, NY 10010.


Admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, instructor in law, 1975-76; Dechert, Price & Rhoads (law firm), Philadelphia, PA, associate, 1976-77; Rutgers University, Camden Campus, Camden, NJ, began as assistant professor, became associate professor, 1977-88, professor, 1988-96, Distinguished Professor of Law, 1996—, associate dean for curriculum development and lawyering programs, 1992-95, acting dean, 1997-98. New Jersey Commission for the Humanities, constitutional bicentennial lecturer, 1987-88; visiting professor at Northwestern University, 1990, and Karl Franzens University in Austria, 1995; presenter at professional conferences, seminars, and meetings. New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, member, 1997-98; New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, member of board of trustees, 1997-98. Member of editorial board, Journal of Legal Education, 1997-99.


American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Association of American Law Schools, Conference on Critical Legal Studies, New Jersey State Bar Association, Camden County Bar Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Sigma Alpha.


Edwin L. Sparks Fellowship; Warren I. Susman Award for Distinguished Teaching, Rutgers University; grant from New Jersey State Bar Foundation, 1993-95; Lindback Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching, Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation of Philadelphia.


(Editor) Readings in Critical Legal Studies, Conference on Critical Legal Studies, 1988, annual supplements, 1996, 1997.

Economic Negligence: Liability of Professionals and Businesses to Third Parties for Economic Loss, Little, Brown (Boston, MA), 1995.

Law 101: Everything You Need to Know about the American Legal System, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2000, 2nd edition, 2006.

Professional Liability to Third Parties, American Bar Association (Chicago, IL), 2000, 2nd edition, 2007.

(Editor) 1001 Legal Words You Need to Know, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2003.

Un-making Law: The Conservative Campaign to Roll Back the Common Law, Beacon Press (Boston, MA), 2004.

Contributor of articles to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to journals, including Rutgers Law Journal, Real Estate Law Journal, San Diego Law Review, Journal of Legal Education, Fordham Law Review, Missouri Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, American Journal of Legal History, Stanford Law Review, and Michigan Law Review. Former comment editor, University of Chicago Law Review.