Edward J. Janger

Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law

(spring term)


Edward J. Janger is a Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor at Yale Law School and the David M. Barse Professor at Brooklyn Law School. He is an authority on commercial transactions, business law, and bankruptcy law.

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Edward Janger

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Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1987

B.A., Yale University, 1983

Courses Taught


  • Bankruptcy

Edward J. Janger is a Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor at Yale Law School and the David M. Barse Professor at Brooklyn Law School. An authority on commercial transactions, business law, and bankruptcy law, Janger joined the Brooklyn law faculty in 1998 having previously taught at Washington University School of Law and Ohio State University College of Law. He has held positions as a visiting professor at Harvard Law School, the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He previously served as the Maurice R. Greenberg, and the Anne Urowsky Visiting Professor at Yale. He also coordinated the American College of Bankruptcy's course in International Bankruptcy at NYU Law School, and served as the Robert M. Zinman Scholar in Residence at the American Bankruptcy Institute.  Professor Janger’s recent scholarship considers, variously, business bankruptcy, international bankruptcy, and consumer financial protection. His recent article, Ice Cube Bonds: Allocating the Price of Process in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy (with Melissa Jacoby) received the Grant Gilmore Award from the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. He currently serves as a member to the American Bar Association delegation to UNCITRAL working Group V (Insolvency), and as a member of the World Bank’s Task force on Insolvency and Creditor/Debtor Regimes.  Prior to teaching, he practiced as an associate with the firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, DC, specializing in bankruptcy and litigation. He has also clerked for Judge Irving L. Goldberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Janger holds degrees from the University of Chicago Law School and Yale College