School of Law: Visiting Faculty
Jennifer Lynn Sheridan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Office: Room 272 - Phone: 215-571-4812 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Support: Donna Strunk - Phone: 215-571-4802 - email@example.com
J.D., Columbia Law School
A.B., Occidental College
Prior to coming to the School of Law, Professor Sheridan was a Visiting Professor of Law in the Clayton Center for Entrepreneurial Law at the University of Tennessee, 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 recent article “Does the Rise of Property Rights Theory Defeat Copyright’s First Sale Doctrine?” was published by the Santa Clara Law Review in 2012.
Courses: Patents, Trademarks
Libby White, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
Office: Room 332 - Phone: 215-571-4795 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Administrative Support: Anne Marie Cellucci - Phone: 215-571-4701 - email@example.com
J.D., Villanova University School of Law
A.B., Bryn Mawr College
Prior to coming to the School of Law, Professor White was a professor of Legal Writing at Villanova University School of Law. Professor White was also an adjunct professor at Widener University School of Law. In addition, she has served as a consultant to Philadelphia law firm Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel, LLP and was an associate in the business department at Saul, Ewing, Remick & Saul in Philadelphia.
Courses: Legal Methods I, Legal Methods II
Kirk S. Heilbrun
Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin
A.B., (with honors), Brown University
Professor Heilbrun has headed the Drexel University Department of Psychology since 2002. He previously chaired the Psychology Department at MCP Hahnemann University and co-directed the Law and Psychology Program offered by Hahnemann and the Villanova University School of Law. He has taught at the University of Virginia and the Medical College of Virginia.
Course(s):Mental Health Law
David O'Brien, Associate Teaching Professor, Drexel University Goodwin College of Professional Studies
J.D., Seton Hall Law School
B.S., Moravian College
Professor O'Brien directs Drexel's Sport Management program and serves as auxiliary professor at the Goodwin College of Professional Studies. He has served as Athletic Director at three Division I schools, Assistant to the President for Legal and Legislative Affairs at Montclair State University in New Jersey and on the legislative staff for the New Jersey Senate. The co-author of Managing Athletics Legally: A Proactive Guide for Athletic Administrators, he writes a monthly article for College Athletics and the Law newsletter.
J.D., Harvard Law School
B.S., 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.