Philip M. Genty is the Everett B. Birch Innovative Teaching Clinical Professor in Professional Responsibility at Columbia Law School. He joined the Columbia faculty in 1989. He teaches the Prisoners and Families Clinic and professional responsibility, and he directs and teaches in the first-year Moot Court program. He has developed legal resource materials for incarcerated parents and works with several organizations that assist women who are in prison. His research interests are in clinical education, prisoners' rights, legal ethics, and family law. He has taught and consulted on clinical legal education and legal ethics in Central and Eastern Europe and Israel. He is a member of the Committee on Professional and Judicial Ethics of the New York City Bar Association. He received Columbia Law School's 2008 Willis L.M.Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Prior to coming to Columbia, he taught at Brooklyn Law School, and worked as an attorney at Prisoners' Legal Services of New York, the New York City Department of Housing, Preservation and Development, and the Bedford-Stuyvesant Community Legal Services Corporation.