Professor Warner has extensive academic and practical experience in U.S. and cross-border insolvency and commercial law. As Associate Dean of Bankruptcy Studies at St. John’s, he built the nation’s most extensive bankruptcy program and its first bankruptcy-specific LL.M. degree program. His legal experience includes many years of practice with one of the largest international law firms. Professor Warner is a frequent seminar speaker and has received multiple teaching and service awards, including the prestigious Leadership in Education Award from the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges. He served as Course Leader for the INSOL Global Insolvency Practice Course (INSOL Fellows program). In addition, he is a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy, a founding member of the International Insolvency Institute and headed the national Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.
Professor Warner has taught a broad array of commercial and bankruptcy courses. Currently he teaches Debtors’ and Creditors’ Rights, Secured Transactions and International Business Transactions.