Dr. Shmulik Becher
LL.B., Tel Aviv University
LL.M., J.S.D., Yale Law School
Dr. Shmuel Becher has clerked for Chief Justice Aharon Barak at the Israeli Supreme Court and served as a Senior Lecturer at The Israel College of Management Academic Studies, School of Law. He teaches in the areas of contracts, consumer law, and behavioral law and economics.
He is the founder of the consumer law clinic, which cooperates with the Israeli Consumer Council, a government consumer protection corporation. In addition, Dr. Becher serves as the head of the dispute resolution center at The Public Trust, a non-profit organization that works to promote a fair consumer-business environment.
His research findings have received considerable media attention by leading Israeli business newspapers Ha'aretz and Globes.
Course(s):Interdisciplinary Legal Scholarship
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. Previously, she was a Freedman Fellow at Temple University Beasley School of Law and an associate at Bryan Cave LLP.
Course(s):Legal Methods 1
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