Eugene Fidell



Mr. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. Since 1991 he has been president of the National Institute of Military Justice. He is also of counsel at the law firm Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP. He is a graduate of Queens College and Harvard Law School.

Mr. Fidell served as a judge advocate in the Coast Guard from 1969 to 1972, and in private practice has represented members of each branch of the armed services. He has also represented print and electronic media in military justice matters. He has written extensively on military law and has taught the subject at Yale and Harvard Law Schools and the Washington College of Law, American University, where he is an Adjunct Professor of Law. He is a co-author of Military Justice: Cases and Materials (LexisNexis 2007).

Mr. Fidell is a member of the American Law Institute and the ABA’s Task Force on Treatment of Enemy Combatants. He previously served on the ABA’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security, the Code Committee on Military Jus¬tice, the Advisory Board on the Investiga¬tive Capabili¬ty of the Department of Defense, and the Rules Advisory Committee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.



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Areas of Specialization

  • Administrative Law
  • Military Law

Degrees & Universities

  • LL.B., Harvard University 1968
  • B.A., Queens College 1965