Robert A. Ruescher

Professor
B.A., Columbia College
J.D., Columbia University School of Law (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies

Professor Ruescher is a Professor of Legal Writing and Director of the law school's LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies Program.  Before joining the law faculty in 2001, Professor Ruescher taught first-year writing, introductory research, and various upper-class writing courses at New York Law School. He also helped develop and administer that school's Writing Program courses and served as Assistant Director of the Program in 1999-2000. In addition, he has practiced banking, corporate, and securities law at several law firms, principally Moses & Singer in Manhattan.

Professor Ruescher presently serves as faculty advisor to the St. John's Law Review.  He is a co-author of The Lawyer's Craft (Anderson Publishing Co. 2001), a first-year legal writing text. He teaches Civil Procedure, Applied Legal Analysis, and Advanced Legal Writing for Foreign Lawyers, as well as a workshop series on academic Legal Writing.