Michael E. Herz

Senior Fellow

Michael E. Herz is a Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.  Herz came to Cardozo from the Environmental Defense Fund, where he was a staff attorney for three years.

Previously, he clerked for Associate Justice Byron R. White of the U.S. Supreme Court and for Chief Judge Levin H. Campbell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Herz, who was comment editor of The University of Chicago Law Review, has written widely on a variety of public law topics. Herz was Cardozo’s Vice Dean from 2006 to 2009 and served as Senior Associate Dean from 1996 to 2000.  He was a visiting professor at New York University School of Law in 2000-2001 and 2005-2006, and has three times been a visiting professor of public and international affairs at Princeton University.  He is Chair-Elect of the ABA’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice.


  • Arthur Kaplan Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
  • Chair Elect, ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice