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B.A., Boston College
M.A.R., Yale Divinity School
J.D., Brooklyn Law School
LL.M., National University of Ireland, Cork (Fulbright fellow)

Professor De Barbieri teaches courses in property, housing law, state and local government, and community economic development law and directs the Community Economic Development Clinic. His scholarship examines ways the public can engage in land use approvals and economic development activities and how that engagement can lead to reforms in economic and social systems. His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in the  Fordham Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, UC Irvine Law Review, George Mason Law Review,  Florida State University Law Review,  Yale Law & Policy Review,  Cardozo Law Review,  Fordham Urban Law Journal, and  Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law. He is the author of the 6th edition of  Local Government Law, part of West Academic’s hornbook series.

Prior to joining the Albany Law School faculty in 2016, Professor De Barbieri directed a community economic development clinic at Brooklyn Law School, and was an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law at New York University School of Law. His background also includes work as a legal services attorney at the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center, including as an Equal Justice Works fellow. He spent his final year of law school conducting research in Ireland as a Fulbright fellow, and is a graduate of Yale Divinity School, where he concentrated in religious ethics and participated in the Community and Economic Development clinic at Yale Law School.

 

 

In the News

Associate Professor of Law; Director, Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri authored, “Opinion: Why We Need Better Place-Based Economic Development Policies,” on CityLimits.org on May 27, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the WalletHub.com story, “Best Car Insurance in New York,” on Feb. 15, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the CityLimits.org story, “City Watch: A Universal Right to Counsel in NYC Housing Court?” on Jan. 20, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the WBAI – New York webstory, “City Watch with Claudia Irizarry, Lincoln Restler, Ted De Barbieri,” on January 16, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri authored, “Preventing a New York State housing emergency,” in the NY Daily News on Jan. 7, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri authored, “Preventing a New York State housing emergency,” in the NY Daily News on Jan. 7, 2022.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Community Economic Development Clinic Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the CBS 2 (Iowa) Tv news story, “'A manic moment' for renters as Supreme Court ends eviction moratorium,” on August 27, 2021.

​Associate Professor Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle article, "NY AG Letitia James called the NRA a 'terrorist organization.' Will it hurt her case?" on August 18, 2020.

​Associate Professor Edward W. De Barbieri was quoted on the USA Today network article, "What to know about NY AG's attempt to take down NRA" on August 9, 2020.

Associate Professor Edward W. De Barbieri was mentioned in the press release from the Illinois News Bureau article, "Housing instability undermines public health response to COVID-19," on June 11, 2020.

Selected Achievements

Professor Edward W. De Barbieri was named an affiliated faculty member at the University at Albany's Institute of Nonprofit Leadership and Community Development in January 2018.

​Professor Edward W. De Barbieri was appointed Secretary of Association of American Law Schools Section on Community Economic Development, and member of Executive Committee of Association of American Law Schools Section on Real Estate Transactions.

​Professor Edward W. De Barbieri and the Community Development Clinic were featured inInnovate 518’s “Partner Spotlight” on October 30, 2017.

Edward W. De Barbieri Curriculum Vitae
Edward W. De Barbieri

Edward W. De Barbieri

Professor of Law; Director, Community Economic Development Clinic

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