David M. Schizer

A twenty-five-year veteran of the nonprofit world, David M. Schizer became the youngest dean in Columbia Law School’s history at age thirty-five. He was also the CEO of JDC, a humanitarian organization active in seventy countries with a $365 million annual budget. Schizer has served on the board of a number of nonprofits and for-profit companies, including 92NY, the Ramaz School, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Feil Properties, SEACOR Holdings, and more.
A member of the Columbia Law School faculty since 1998, Schizer is a leading scholar of nonprofits, tax, energy, and business law, as well as an award-winning teacher. He has taught at Yale, Harvard, Hebrew University, University of Tokyo, and other major universities around the world. Schizer also clerked for US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Court of Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski.
Schizer has a BA, MA, and JD from Yale. He lives in New York City with his wife and three children.

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