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