Matthew Seligman is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law. Before joining Cardozo, Professor Seligman served as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. He practiced law at Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans, & Figel, P.L.L.C., where he focused on Supreme Court and appellate litigation. Professor Seligman clerked for Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
Professor Seligman graduated with a J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he participated in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. He received a Ph.D. in philosophy from New York University, where he specialized in moral and political philosophy. He also received a B.A. in philosophy, a B.S. in mathematics, and an M.A. in philosophy from Stanford University. He teaches and researches primarily in contracts, corporate law, the foundations of private law, and constitutional law.