Faculty Directory

The Honorable Paul Barbadoro

Adjunct Professor of Business Law



DegreeJD, Boston College, 1980; BA, Gettysburg College, 1977


Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business 2010–present
  • Instructor, Federal Judicial Center New Judge Training Program, 2006–present
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Franklin Pierce Law Center 1997–99

Nonacademic positions

  • United States District Judge, 1992–present
  • Chief United States District Judge, 1997–2004
  • Director, Rath, Young, Pignatelli and Oyer, 1987–92
  • Deputy Chief Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Secret Military Assistance to Iran and the Nicaraguan Opposition, 1987
  • Counsel to United States Senator Warren Rudman, 1984–86
  • New Hampshire Assistant Attorney General, 1980–84

Editorial positions

  • Articles Editor, Boston College Law Review, 1979–80

Board memberships

  • Federal Judicial Center Judicial Education Committee, 2007–present
  • United States Judicial Conference Committee on Automation and Technology, 1996–2001
  • First Circuit Judicial Council, 1994–96, 2005–07  

Research & Teaching Summary

Judge Barbadoro teaches business law at Tuck and is an instructor for the Federal Judicial Center. He has served on the United States District Court for New Hampshire since 1992, including seven years as Chief United States District Judge. He previously worked as counsel to the U.S. Senate and in private practice.