Eugene R. Fidell

Mr. Fidell is Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School, where he teaches courses on Military Justice, Guantánamo, Law of the Sea, Admiralty, Federal Indian Law, American Indian Tribal Law, and Disasters. He has also taught at Harvard Law School and American University Washington College of Law, and is of counsel at the Washington, D.C. law firm Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP. He graduated from Queens College of the City University of New York (B.A. 1965), where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and Harvard Law School (LL.B. 1968). Mr. Fidell is president emeritus of the National Institute of Military Justice and chairs the Committee on Military Justice of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War. He is also a member of the Defense Legal Policy Board and the American Law Institute. Mr. Fidell served on active duty as a judge advocate in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1969 to 1972, graduating with honor from the U.S. Naval Justice School. He is coauthor of Military Justice: Cases and Materials (2d ed. 2012) and the Guide to the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (14th ed. 2015) (forthcoming). He is editor of Military Court Rules of the United States (2d ed. 2014) and the Global Military Justice Reform blog. He has represented personnel in every branch of the armed forces as well as the Public Health Service and NOAA Commissioned Corps.

Advisory Council Committee: 
Military Claims / Civilian Pay