Howard D. Leib

HOWARD D. LEIBAdjunct Professor
Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

Professor Howard Leib is an attorney and educator with over forty years’ experience at each. As an intellectual property and entertainment attorney, he has represented clients such as KISS, Whitney Houston, and Bobby McFerrin, as well as corporations such as Atlantic Records, Universal Entertainment, and Rhino Entertainment. As an educator, he has taught for numerous schools, including both the College of Law and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Cornell Law School, Touro Law Center, New York University and City University of New York. He also teaches students in China as part of the Neo Scholars program.

He is a graduate of Columbia University and Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he graduated with honors and was a member of both the Law Review and the Moot Court Board. Leib is the author of the lead essay in the collection “Teach Law with a Sense of Humor: Why (and How to) Be a Funnier and More Effective Law Teacher and Laugh All the Way to Your Classroom” from The Curious Academic Publishing.


    • Benjamin N. Cardozo
      School of Law
      J.D., cum laude 1983
    • Columbia College
      B.A. 1980