UC Berkeley Law adds three legal writing professors

October 21, 2021

BERKELEY LAW — Linda Tam ’00 spent two decades fighting for immigrant rights. Urmila Taylor worked 12 years at the Social Security Administration after starting as a law-firm associate. Margaret Wu ’96 also started in private practice before serving for 14 years in the UC Office of General Counsel. A common thread that extended and enhanced their….

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UCLA Law welcomes health law expert Lindsay F. Wiley to faculty

October 21, 2021

UCLA LAW — Lindsay F. Wiley, an internationally renowned expert and leader in health law and policy, will join the UCLA School of Law faculty as a professor of law starting in January 2022. A widely published author and frequent speaker in the field, Wiley comes to UCLA Law from American University Washington College of Law, where….

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Brooklyn Law names professor Steven Dean as Co-Director of Block Center for International Studies

October 21, 2021

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Professor Steven Dean, an expert in international tax policy, has been named co-director of the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law, joining co- directors Professors Julian Arato and Robin Effron to lead one of the most active international law institutions in New York. Professor Roberta Karmel, who founded the….

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Syracuse Law names Brian J. Gerling executive director of Innovation Law Center

October 20, 2021

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW — Syracuse University College of Law alumnus Brian Gerling L’99 is the new Executive Director of the Innovation Law Center (ILC). Gerling, who brings nearly two decades of intellectual property and commercial litigation experience to the role, takes the helm from M. Jack Rudnick L’73, who will remain engaged with the….

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Law professor Rebecca Tsosie chosen as distinguished chair at University of Hawai’i

October 20, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI’I NEWS — As a scholar of Indigenous Peoples’ rights and environmental law, Professor Rebecca Tsosie has been selected as an endowed chair at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Tsosie will headline a live presentation “Rethinking Reconciliation: Toward a Land-Based Indigenous Citizenship” on October 28, at 12 p.m. Tsosie was selected to serve as….

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University of New Hampshire Law appoints new faculty

October 7, 2021

EIN PRESSWIRE — UNH Franklin Pierce School of Lawwelcomes nine new faculty members to its ranks (five full-time and four adjuncts), including an associate dean for academic affairs and an associate dean for administration and enrollment. These faculty joined UNH Franklin Pierce to support its mission to provide students with the best legal education possible, with….

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University at Buffalo Law welcomes professors Mekonnen Ayano and Robert Stark to the faculty

October 7, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO SCHOOL — Our two new faculty members bring experience from different corners of our world —one is originally from Africa, the other from Utah. But as colleagues they share a common goal: to bring their hard-won knowledge to the classrooms of O’Brian Hall, and to move their students along the path to becoming….

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University of Wisconsin Law names Michael States as Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October 7, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN LAW SCHOOL — The University of Wisconsin Law School is pleased to announce that Michael States will serve as the inaugural Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In this newly created role, Dean States will lead the Law School’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, with an emphasis on racial and social….

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Two scholars join University of Wisconsin Law faculty

October 7, 2021

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MADISON LAW SCHOOL — The University of Wisconsin Law School has strengthened its law faculty with two new hires, who join in a long tradition of excellence in research and teaching. Nate Atkinson and Stephanie Holmes Didwania joined the faculty this summer.“We’re thrilled to welcome Nate and Stephanie to the University of Wisconsin….

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David Hricik named associate dean at Mercer Law

October 7, 2021

THE DEN MERCER UNIVERSITY — Karen J. Sneddon, interim dean of Mercer University School of Law, appointed David Hricik as the new associate dean for faculty research and development, effective Oct. 5. The associate dean for faculty research and development supports faculty efforts in teaching, research and scholarship.“Professor Hricik is a committed scholar, teacher and leader,”….

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