Elizabeth Goldman

Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Securities Arbitration Clinic


B.A., 1987, State University of New York at Albany
J.D., 1990, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 

Areas of Expertise

Federal Procedure
Securities Law


Professor Goldman, who directs the Securities Arbitration Clinic and teaches courses on securities arbitration, securities regulation and pretrial practice, joined Cardozo as an adjunct in 2001.  In 2005, Professor Goldman left the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to join the faculty full time.  During seven years of service as senior counsel at the Division of Enforcement of the SEC in the Northeast Regional Office in New York, she prosecuted numerous federal securities law violations. While at the SEC, Professor Goldman received multiple awards, including the US Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman’s Award for Excellence. She also received awards from then US Attorney Roslynn Mauskopf and then US Attorney Loretta Lynch for assistance in the criminal prosecutions of more than 100 individuals and corporate entities in significant cases involving federal securities law violations. She began her career as a law clerk for US District Court Judge Clarence C. Newcomer in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania before joining Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP, where she worked on commercial and securities arbitrations.


Professor Goldman is a Full-Time Faculty member of Cardozo's Kukin Program for Conflict Resolution.  In addition to directing the Securities Arbitration Clinic, she teaches Pre-Trial Practice, Securities Arbitration, and Securities Regulation.

Contact Information


Cardozo School of Law
55 Fifth Avenue
Room 1119
New York, NY 10003

Office Hours
Weds. 1 - 3 p.m.
Thurs. 1 - 2 p.m.