Gregory Krakower Adjunct Professor of Law (Spring term)

Contact Information

Cornell Law School
213A Myron Taylor Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4901

Phone: (607) 255-3235
Fax: (607) 255-7193

Professional Biography

Gregory M. Krakower is Of Counsel to Getnick & Getnick LLP. Mr. Krakower focuses on representing whistleblowers seeking rewards and protections for exposing fraud by financial institutions, large taxpayers, government contractors, and health care providers. He also focuses on matters involving New York State government, including but not limited to public ethics, public corruption, administrative law, state legislation, and campaign finance.

Mr. Krakower has joined Getnick & Getnick after working for five years as Senior Advisor and Counselor to New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.

Mr. Krakower developed and taught Whistleblower Statutes & Corporate Fraud at Cardozo Law School, and has lectured on the New York False Claims Act and whistleblower laws to attorneys at the Attorney General’s Offices, the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and New York State and local bar associations. In 2014, Mr. Krakower, upon invitation, addressed the Québec Commission on Corruption in Public Construction Contracts on how public construction cases are investigated and handled by the New York Attorney General’s Office under the New York False Claims Act.

Prior to working at the Attorney General’s office, Mr. Krakower served as Policy Director to Mr. Schneiderman’s 2010 election campaign, and as the Assistant Executive Director of Attorney General-elect Schneiderman’s transition committee. Prior to that, Mr. Krakower was the Special Counsel and the Director of the Senate Policy Group at the New York State Senate. Before that, Mr. Krakower served as a policy advisor to then-New York Attorney General and candidate Andrew M. Cuomo from 2007-2009.

Mr. Krakower graduated from Columbia Law School in 1999 having been named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and practiced white collar criminal law in New York City at Schulte, Roth & Zabel LLP and Clifford Chance US LLP. He also served as a federal law clerk for the Hon. Roanne L. Mann of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.