Steven B. Rosenfeld was named to the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board in May 2002, and was appointed Chair of the Board in June 2002. Now, Of Counsel to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, Mr. Rosenfeld's litigation practice has spanned a variety of areas, with emphasis on securities, insurance and reinsurance, and complex trust and estate disputes.
Mr. Rosenfeld's active pro bono practice has ranged from Legal Aid cases, to criminal appeals, to a Texas death penalty case. In October 2003, he was elected as Chair of the Board of Visitors of City University of New York (CUNY) Law School, where he is currently teaching a seminar in Government Ethics.
Mr. Rosenfeld served as law clerk to the Honorable Charles M. Metzner of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and as Deputy General Counsel of the New York State Special Commission on Attica. He is a past member of the Executive Committee and past Vice President of the Association of The Bar of the City of New York. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society, and served as its President from 1989 to 1991. As a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School, he has taught in the Profession of Law and Trial Practice courses.
Mr. Rosenfeld graduated from Columbia College and Columbia Law School, magna cum laude.