College of Law Adds Richard Wallach L’06 as a Visiting Professor

Richard Wallach L’06 has joined the College of Law as a Visiting Professor teaching Legal Communications and Research.

Prior to joining the College of Law, Wallach served as Career Law Clerk to the Honorable Kathleen Cardone of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas for nearly sixteen years, from 2006 to 2022. He supported Judge Cardone by drafting orders and memos and by providing counsel to the Judge on a wide variety of civil and criminal issues.  He also supervised the term law clerks in their work for the Court. After clerking, Wallach practiced immigration law in Syracuse, first at Hiscock Legal Aid Society and then as a solo practitioner.

Before his legal career, from 1991 to 2002, Wallach served in various management and marketing roles at FAME Information Services, a software company that developed analytical tools for economists and quantitative analysts in finance and government.

Wallach earned a J.D. summa cum laude in 2006 from Syracuse University College of Law, as well as an M.A. in East Asian Studies in 1988 from Yale University, and a B.A. in Economics in 1987 from Haverford College. In 1987, he attended The Stanford Center in Taipei, Taiwan, for intensive study of Mandarin Chinese.

While a student at the College of Law, he was the Managing Editor of Syracuse Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Coif and the Justinian Honor Society.