David C. Bloomfield is Professor of Educational Leadership, Law & Policy at Brooklyn College and the Urban Education Ph.D. Program at the CUNY Graduate Center.  He is the author of American Public Education Law (Peter Lang, 2d ed. 2012) and other works.  Links to his many columns and press comments on education law and policy are posted at Facebook and Twitter (@BloomfieldDavid).

Previously, Prof. Bloomfield served as General Counsel to the New York City Board of Education, General Counsel & Senior Education Adviser to the Manhattan Borough President, and as Executive Director, Partnership for Effective Education Management at the New York City Partnership.  He clerked for Judge Robert L. Carter (USDJ, SDNY) prior to becoming an Education litigation associate at Hogan & Hartson, now Hogan Lovells, in Washington, DC and an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the NYC Law Dept.  He served as an elected parent member and President of New York’s Citywide Council on High Schools.

Prof. Bloomfield is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law (JD), Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs (MPA), and Brandeis University (BA).  He also studied at the University of Wales, Cardiff and Baruch College, CUNY.  A former elementary and secondary school teacher, he holds teacher, principal, and superintendent certification. 

See www.davidcbloomfield.com