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Roger J. Dennis, ex officio

Dean, Drexel University School of Law

Roger Dennis became founding dean of the law school after serving as provost, the head of campus, at Rutgers-Camden and dean of the Rutgers-Camden School of Law.

Dean Dennis has held an elected seat on the American Law Institute for nearly two decades and chaired numerous committees of the American Bar Association Section on Legal Education as well as the Association of American Law Schools.

He serves on the board of the United Way Board of Camden County, is a former vice chair of the Camden County Regional Legal Services Board and a current trustee of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Dean Dennis practiced with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom after serving as a trial attorney and special assistant to the assistant attorney general in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Prior to those appointments, he clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Richard McLaren, in Chicago.

Earning his JD at Northwestern University School of Law, he was senior editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology and served on the National Moot Court Team, winning first place in the Miner Moot Court Competition. He was a member of Order of the Coif.