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Faust F. Rossi
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Faust F. Rossi Samuel S. Leibowitz Professor of Trial Techniques, Emeritus

Professional Biography

Faust F. Rossi is a dynamic teacher and lecturer and a national authority on evidence and trial advocacy. A 1960 graduate of Cornell Law School, Rossi began his legal career as a trial attorney in the United States Department of Justice Honors Program. He subsequently became a litigation partner in a Rochester law firm, and joined the Cornell Law School Faculty in 1966. He is the author of a text on expert witnesses, coauthor of the Handbook of New York Evidence. Rossi was a national winner of the Roscoe Pound Jacobson Award for excellence in teaching Trial Advocacy. He has been a recurring visiting professor at Central European University in Budapest since 1994 and is a regular faculty member in the Cornell Summer Institute of International and Comparative Law in Paris. Rossi has given hundreds of lectures to lawyers and judges in the United States and Europe. His current scholarship is focused on the use of experts in America litigation.


A.B., University of Toronto, 1953
J.D., Cornell Law School, 1960