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Professor of Law, EmeritusArnold Rochvarg
Administrative Assistant:
Laurie Schnitzer


J.D., George Washington University, 1976
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1973

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law
Agency and Partnership
Commercial Law
Criminal Law
International Criminal Law
Professional Responsibility

Rochvarg has been a member of the faculty since 1979, teaching courses in Administrative Law, Agency and Partnership, Commercial Law, Criminal law, International Criminal Law (University of Haifa, University of Netherland Antilles) and Professional Responsibility. Before joining the faculty, he taught at the University of Miami Law School, and practiced with a law firm in Washington, D.C.

His book, Watergate Victory: Mardian's Appeal, presents Rochvarg's perspective on the Watergate case against Robert Mardian on whose defense team Rochvarg served. Rochvarg has also published articles on a variety of topics in journals such as the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, McGill Law Journal, Administrative Law Review, American University Law Review, University of Miami Law Review and the American Journal of Trial Advocacy.

Rochvarg has served as a member of the ABA Client Counseling Subcommittee, as a special counsel to the American Association of University Professors, as a consultant to the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, and as a member of the Independent Arbitration Panel which resolved disputes between airlines and travel agents. He has spoken at various conferences on administrative law, business law, and legal ethics. He is a member of the District of Columbia, Florida, and Maryland bars.

Selected Publications

Books and Book Chapters

The Watergate Conspiracy Conviction and Appeal of Assistant Attorney General Robert Mardian (e-book, Amazon Kindle Store, 2015)

Principles and Practice of Maryland Administrative Law (Carolina Academic Press 2011)

Maryland Administrative Law. (MICPEL 2d. ed. 2007)

Watergate Victory: Mardian's Appeal (University Press, 1995)

Articles and Essays

Lawyer As Witness Rule in Administrative Adjudications, 26 JNAALJ i (2006)

Enron, Watergate and the Regulation of the Legal Profession, 43 Washburn L. Rev. 601 (2003)

The Rule of Necessity In State Administrative Law, 19 J. Nat'l Assoc. Admin. Law Judges 35 (1999)

Joint Defense Agreements and Disqualification of Co-Defendant's Counsel, 22 Am. J. Trial Adv. 311 (1998)

Reforming the Administrative Naturalization Process, 10 Geo. Immigr. L.J. 43 (1995)

Hearsay In State Administrative Hearings, 21 U. Balt. L. Rev. 1 (1991)

Articles on Social Science Research Network