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Lawrence Brennan to Teach Admiralty Law at Fordham Law School

October 3, 2012

Larry Brennan (Partner–New York) has been appointed to the adjunct faculty at Fordham Law School.  He will teach the Admiralty and Maritime Law course in the fall 2012 semester with Professor Joseph C. Sweeney, the John D. Calamari Distinguished Professor of Law. Mr. Brennan graduated from Fordham College magna cum laude with a double major and then graduated from Fordham Law School. 

Prior to joining Wilson Elser in 1997, Mr. Brennan served on active duty with the United States Navy ashore and afloat, and with the United States Department of Justice in the Civil Division. He also was previously a partner with a New York-based admiralty law firm. Mr. Brennan completed his active duty and reserve career of more than 33 years as a captain in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps and ultimately as Senior Admiralty Counsel. Earlier in his career, he commanded reserve units at the Naval War College and the Admiralty and Maritime Law Division of the Office of the Judge Advocate General. He also served as counsel to the Commander, Naval Space Command; the Deputy Assistant Chief of Naval Operations, and as personal counsel to the four-star Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Command. 

He has appeared on national television, lectured repeatedly at George Washington University School of Law, St. John’s University, the U. S. Naval War College, other academic and public institutions, and been published extensively on legal and military matters.

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