J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.A., University of Pittsburgh
Practice Professor of Law David Hoffman is the president and founder of Hoffman & Associates, PC, a national health-care consulting firm dedicated to patient safety through compliance. His previous experience includes prosecuting health care and fraud cases as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and serving as chief counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Aging.
Course(s):Regulating Patient Safety; Health Care Rules and Regulations (Master of Legal Studies Program)
LLM, Temple University Beasley School of Law
JD, New York University School of Law
MSc, London School of Economics and Political Science
BA, cum laude, Yale University
Elizabeth Kukura is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Kline School of Law. Previously, she was a Freedman Fellow at Temple University Beasley School of Law and an associate at Bryan Cave LLP in New York, where she was a member of the commercial litigation group and focused on employment and securities matters. She also served as Legal Fellow at If/When/How (formerly Law Students for Reproductive Justice). Her research focuses on health and family law, with a particular interest in reproductive health and the law and politics of childbirth. Her scholarship has appeared in the Nebraska Law Review, the Penn State Law Review, the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, and is forthcoming in the Georgetown Law Journal and the University of Baltimore Law Review.
Course(s):Legal Methods, Professional Responsibility
JD, Harvard Law School
BS, Wharton School of Management, University of Pennsylvania
Professor Pedersen joined the LeBow faculty in 2011. She was an assistant teaching professor at the law school from 2010 through 2011, a visiting assistant professor from 2008 to 2010 and an adjunct professor from 2007-2008. She is a former associate at Ballard Spahr and clerked for Judge Marjorie O. Rendell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Jennifer Lynn Sheridan
JD, Columbia Law School
AB, Occidental College
Professor Sheridan is a Visiting Professor of Law at the Kline School of Law, and a teaching fellow at Columbia Law School. Before that, she practiced law in Silicon Valley including serving as General Counsel of two software companies. In addition, she taught for over a decade in the nationally recognized IP/high tech program at Santa Clara Law School. She began her career as a corporate law associate at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett in New York City, and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison in Palo Alto, California. She has served on the Executive Committee of the IP section of the California Bar. Her research and scholarly interests focus on intellectual law and policy with a special interest in law and technology theory. Her scholarly work incudes the article “Does the Rise of Property Rights Theory Defeat Copyright’s First Sale Doctrine?” published by the Santa Clara Law Review in 2012, and "Copyright's Knowledge Principle," to be published by the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law.
Course(s):Property, Patents, Trademarks