Michael Herz is the Arthur Kaplan Professor of Law at the Cardozo School of Law, where he teaches and writes in the areas of Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, and Environmental Law. He joined the Cardozo faculty after working as a staff attorney at the Environmental Defense Fund. He spent two years as a law clerk to Associate Justice Byron R. White of the U.S. Supreme Court and also clerked for Chief Judge Levin H. Campbell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the University of Chicago Law School.
Professor Herz was Cardozo’s Vice Dean from 2006 to 2009 and served as Senior Associate Dean from 1996 to 2000. For many years, he directed Cardozo’s Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy and he is currently co-director of the Israeli Supreme Court Project. Professor Herz is a former Chair of the ABA’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice and serves as a public member of the Administrative Conference of the United States.