Life Member

Lawrence J. Fox

New York, NY
Schoeman Updike Kaufman LLP
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Lawrence J. Fox is a partner and former managing partner of Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, where he specializes in the counseling of law firms on professional responsibility concerns, providing advice in capital habeas proceedings, and handling complex litigation.

Larry is a nationally known author and expert on the professional responsibility of lawyers and law firms. His practice includes consulting with and counseling law firms, and participating in legal malpractice cases, on behalf of either the plaintiff or the defense. He often appears as an expert witness including several occasions as a court-appointed expert.

In addition, Larry is the Crawford Lecturer at Yale Law School, where he teaches professional responsibility and is the founder and supervising lawyer for the Ethics Bureau at Yale, a not-for-profit provider of pro bono professional-responsibility advice. Prior to teaching Yale, Larry was a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School, and the I. Grant Irey, Jr. adjunct professor at Penn Law School.

Larry is the author of a long list of articles that have appeared in regional and national publications, covering a wide variety of subjects with particular emphasis on ethical issues. He has also written many books on professional responsibility.

Larry has participated in more than 200 continuing legal education programs and has given lectures or classes at more than 35 law schools. He was sent by the United States State Department to Argentina and China as a specialist and speaker on the Role and Rights of Lawyers. Larry has made numerous television appearances on topics ranging from the Clinton Impeachment to the Death Penalty.

He was a member of the ABA Commission on the Evaluation of the Rules of Professional Conduct, chair of the ABA Post-Conviction Death Penalty Representation Project, chair of the ABA Litigation Section and chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility.

Education: University of Pennsylvania, B.A.; University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.

Areas of Expertise
Securities Law
Corporate Law (Commercial Law)