Ilene Strauss is the director of legal writing programs at Columbia Law School. She oversees the Law School’s Writing Center, which provides Columbia Law School students with tailored advice on the writing process, provide feedback on specific pieces of legal writing, and teach students to be their own best editors.
Strauss previously practiced commercial litigation at Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler. Prior to that, Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett.
She clerked for the Honorable Emilio M. Garza of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.