Professor of Law
Alan White joined the faculty at CUNY School of Law in 2012. He teaches consumer law, commercial law, bankruptcy, comparative private law, and contracts. He is a nationally recognized expert on credit regulation and the residential mortgage market. Professor White is a past member of the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council, a member of the American Law Institute, and is currently serving as a reporter for the Uniform Law Commission’s project on a Residential Real Estate Foreclosure statute. He is quoted frequently in the national media, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, in connection with his research on the foreclosure crisis. He has published a number of research papers and articles on housing, credit, and consumer law issues, and testified before Congress and at federal agency hearings on the foreclosure crisis, bankruptcy reform, and predatory mortgage lending. Before becoming a full-time teacher, Professor White was a supervising attorney at the North Philadelphia office of Community Legal Services, Inc., and was also a fellow and consultant with the National Consumer Law Center in Boston and adjunct professor with Temple University Law School and Drake University School of Law. View Alan White's full bio.