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Clinical and Affiliated Faculty


Jennifer Collins

​JD, Harvard Law School
BA, Amherst College

Professor Collins is housing attorney at the AIDS Law Project of PA, where she represents clients dealing with HIV and AIDS in housing cases, including evictions, loss of housing subsidies, disability accommodation claims, and housing maintenance complaints. Prior to joining the AIDS Law Project of PA, she completed a fellowship in the Housing Unit at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia.

Course(s):Community Lawyering Clinic

Deeya Haldar

​JD, New York University School of Law
BS, Cornell University

Professor Haldar specializes in family law. Primarily, child custody and domestic violence issues. As an attorney for the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia she represents children in dependency proceedings, including termination of parental rights hearings and permanency hearings. She has clerked for Justice Carolyn Berger in the Delaware Supreme Court and was a litigation associate at McDermott, Will & Emery in New York.

Course(s):Civil Litigation Field Clinic I

Steven Rosard

JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School
BA, State University of New York at Binghamton

Currently the principal and owner of Rosard Law Firm LLC, Professor Rosard provides strategic legal advice and representation to emerging businesses for corporate, commercial securities and general business transactions. He is the former vice president and senior corporate counsel to Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., and previously practiced with Braemer, Abelson & Hitchner in Philadelphia and with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo in Boston.

Course(s):Entrepreneurial Law Clinic


David Hoffman

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)

Elizabeth Kukura

​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

Natalie Pedersen

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.

Course(s):Employment Law

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