Vincent M. DiLorenzo

Professor of Law, and Senior Research Fellow, Vincentian Center for Church and Society
J.D., Columbia University Law School (1978)

Before joining the faculty, Professor DiLorenzo was a member of the faculty at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and was associated with the Wall Street firm of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, practicing in the real estate-banking department.  He is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.  He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the New York State Bar Association, and a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.  Professor DiLorenzo is also Co-Editor of the N.Y. Real Property Law Journal.

Professor DiLorenzo has authored many articles and books in the field of banking law and regulation, real estate law, and real estate finance.  He is the author of The Law of Condominiums and Cooperatives, Banks and the Securities Law Volume 5, Treatise on Banking Law, New York Condominium and Cooperative Law and Basic Legal Transactions.  His academic research has focused on behavioral decision theory and non-linear dynamics or chaos theory.  These theories have been applied in his writings to issues of community reinvestment and development, consumer protection, and corporate ethics and social responsibility.  He teaches Banking Law, Property, Real Estate Transactions, Legislative Advocacy, and Condominiums, Cooperatives and Homeowner Associations.

He received his J.D. from Columbia University Law School in 1978, where he was a Harlan Fisk Stone Scholar and Associate Articles Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems.