Laurence R. Tancredi, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine. He has qualifications in this field from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Yale School of Medicine. He also has a law degree from the Yale Law School. He is the author or coauthor of numerous articles and several books on topics in law, ethics, and psychiatry.
Tancredi has a private practice in New York City and works as forensic psychiatric consultant.