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Helen Garten
J.D., Harvard
A.B., Princeton

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Helen A. Garten

Professor of Law and Alan Schwarz Scholar Emerita

Professor Garten joined the Rutgers faculty in the fall of 1984 and becamse professor emerita in July 2012. She earned her A.B. from Princeton and her J.D. from Harvard where she was articles editor of the Law Review. She served as law clerk to Judge Eugene H. Nickerson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, she was associated with a New York City law firm. She is author of the books Why Bank Regulation Failed and US Financial Regulation and the Level Playing Field, as well as numerous articles on financial regulation.