ALAN M. 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
reporter for the Uniform Law Commission’s project on a uniform 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.
His legal services practice included representation of low-income consumers in mortgage
foreclosures, class actions, bankruptcies, student loan disputes, and real estate matters.
Mr. White received his B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his J.D.
from the New York University School of Law.