Gerald Korngold

Trustee Professor of Law; Director, Center for Real Estate Studies

Gerald Korngold

Trustee Professor of Law
Director, Center for Real Estate Studies

Gerald Korngold

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Faculty Assistant
Tamara Garland
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University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D. 1977 cum laude (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Editor); University of Pennsylvania, B.A. 1974 summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


Gerald Korngold teaches Property, Real Estate Transactions, International Real Estate, Conservation Law and Policy Clinic, and Real Estate: Transactional Skills. Professor Korngold is the Director of the Center for Real Estate Studies. Prior to coming to New York Law School in 2008, he was Dean of Case Western Reserve University School of Law for nine years.

Professor Korngold has lectured nationally and internationally on land and property law issues and writes and teaches in the fields of property and real estate law. He is the author of Private Land Use Arrangements: Easements, Real Covenants, and Equitable Servitudes. He also co-authored two casebooks, Real Estate Transactions: Cases and Materials on Land Transfer, Development, and Finance as well as Cases and Text on Property, and he co-edited the book Property Stories. Additionally, Professor Korngold has published numerous other articles in law reviews and journals on numerous subjects. His recent articles cover subjects including the subprime and mortgage crisis, homeowners associations, international property issues, and conservation easements. His current research focuses on privatization of public land use regulation, real estate transactions, conservation easements, land value capture, and other issues.

Professor Korngold is an elected member of the American Law Institute and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.


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