SIMON’S NEW YORK CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT ANNOTATED — 2009 Edition (West). This book, now in its 13th edition, annotates and explains the New York Rules of Professional Conduct and related authorities. (From 1995 to 2009, the book was titled SIMON’S NEW YORK CODE OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY ANNOTATED.)
REGULATION OF LAWYERS: STATUTES AND STANDARDS (Aspen Law & Business, 22nd ed. 2011) (co-authored with Professor Stephen Gillers of N.Y.U. School of Law and Professor Andrew Perlman of Suffolk University Law School). This annual volume compiles and annotates the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct and various statutes, court rules, and other sources governing lawyers.
LAWYERS AND THE LEGAL PROFESSION (LexisNexis, 4th ed. 2009) (co-authored by Professors Carol Needham and Burnele Powell). This is a textbook for law school courses on professional responsibility. I am the lead co-author of this edition and was the lead co-author of the previous edition.
Law Review Articles
Foreword, Symposium: The Ethics of Lawyers in Government, 38 Hofstra L. Rev. 825 (2010).
Foreword, Like Gravity, 34 Hofstra L. Rev. 635 (2006).
Foreword, Conference on Legal Ethics: "What Needs Fixing?", 30 Hofstra L. Rev. 685 (2002).
Legal Ethics Advisors and the Interests of Justice: In an Ethics Advisor a Conscience or a Co-Conspirator?, 70 Fordham L. Rev. 1869 (2002).
The 1999 Amendments to the Ethical Considerations in New York's Code of Professional Responsibility, 29 Hofstra L. Rev. 265 (2000).
Gross Profits? An Introduction to a Program on Legal Fees, 22 Hofstra L. Rev. 625 (1994).
Fee Sharing Between Lawyers and Public Interest Groups, 98 Yale L. J. 1069 (1989).
The New Meaning of Rule 68: Marek v. Chesny and Beyond, 14 N.Y.U. Rev. of Law & Social Change 475 (1986) (lead article in symposium on attorneys' fees).
The Riddle of Rule 68, 54 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1 (1985) (selected by AALS Section on Civil Procedure as one of 15 "particularly noteworthy" articles on civil procedure for 1986).
Rule 68 at the Crossroads: The Relationship Between Offers of Judgment and Statutory Attorneys' Fees, 53 U. Cin. L. Rev. 889 (1984) (cited by Justice Brennan, dissenting, in Marek v. Chesny, 473 U.S. 1, 34 n.50 (1985)).
Clinical Programs That Allow Both Credit and Compensation: A Model Program For Law Schools, 61 Wash. U. L.Q. 1015 (1984) (with Tom Leahy).
Attorney Fees and Conflicts of Interest, a chapter in a six-volume set entitled ENVIRONMENTAL LAW PRACTICE GUIDE (Matthew Bender 1992).
Rule 68 in Civil Rights Litigation, a chapter in 3 J. Lobel & B. Wolvovitz, eds., CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION AND ATTORNEY FEES ANNUAL HANDBOOK (Clark Boardman 1987).
Chief Editorial Advisor and lead writer, New York Professional Responsibility Report, a monthly newsletter focusing on professional responsibility issues for lawyers practicing in New York. The newsletter began publication in April of 1998. I have contributed an article to virtually every monthly issue (more than 160 articles).
Developments in the Regulation of Lawyers, a column each Spring and Fall since 1991 in the Newsletter of the AALS Section on Professional Responsibility (distributed to approximately 800 law professors who teach professional responsibility).
New York Law Journal “Back Page,” quarterly column on ethics issues August 2001 – November 2004.
The Ethical Patchwork — The Rules in Federal Court, Federal Bar Council News, June 1997.
Lawsuit Syndication: Selling Stock in Justice, Business & Society Review No. 69 (Spring 1989).
Current Practice Under Rule 68: A Guide to the Existing Rule (Practising Law Institute 1984).
The 1984 Proposal to Amend Rule 68: A Line-by-Line Analysis (Practising Law Institute 1984).