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Elizabeth Abrams

​JD, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Professor Abrams has over a decade of experience as a federal trial attorney, investigating and prosecuting environmental crimes, health care fraud, fraud on the government, and other white collar offenses, with additional experience in violent crimes.

Course(s): Professional Responsibility

Aren Adjoian

​JD, Harvard Law School
BA, Northwestern University

Aren Adjoian is a Supervisory Assistant Federal Defender in the capital habeas unit of the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where he represents death-sentenced clients in post-conviction proceedings. He previously worked as a fellowship attorney for the Office of the Georgia Capital Defender in Atlanta, where he represented capitally charged clients at trial and on direct appeal.

Course(s): Death Penalty Law

The Honorable Daniel J. Anders

​JD, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
BA, Lehigh University

Judge Anders has served as a judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County since 2007. He is currently the Supervising Judge of the Trial Division-Civil, where he leads a team of 30 civil judges to dispose of all civil cases including major jury cases. Judge Anders routinely lectures to judges, lawyers and law students on Pennsylvania civil law and the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence. He is the General Editor for Ohlbaum on the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence as well as three legal practice guides published by LexisNexis: Pennsylvania Civil Pre-Trial Practice, Pennsylvania Civil Trial Practice, and Pennsylvania Civil Discovery. Judge Anders previously served on the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee.

Course(s): Pennsylvania Practice

Elton Anglada

JD, Temple University Beasley School of Law
BS, Trenton State College

After graduating from Temple Law School in 1993, Mr. Anglada went to work for the Philadelphia Defender Association. During his 25 year tenure as a Philadelphia PD, Mr. Anglada spent 15 years defending juveniles charged with serious crimes; 10 of those years running the Juvenile Unit and supervising younger attorneys. During his time in Philadelphia, Mr. Anglada also worked to create the Juvenile Defender Association of Pennsylvania, ("JDAP"), and served as President of JDAP. Prior to joining the adjunct faculty at Drexel Law, Mr. Anglada worked as a Lecturer at Law at UPENN Law School for 4 years teaching the Criminal Defense Clinical program. Mr. Anglada is currently employed as a Senior Trail Lawyer for NJOPD in Cape May County, NJ, representing indigent juveniles and adults.

Course(s): Juvenile Justice Law; Criminal Procedure

Clymer Bardsley

JD, Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
BA, Middlebury College

Clymer comes to Drexel Kline Law from a combination of practicing and teaching dispute resolution. Most recently a family law attorney and mediator, Clymer is now refocusing his career on education, advising ADR students at Kline, teaching Team Processes at Temple's College of Education and Human Development, where he's been on the faculty in some form since 2015. Clymer has also taught mediation and negotiation at Teachers College at Columbia University since 2012 as an Instructor for the Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution. Clymer maintains an active mediation practice, focusing mainly on special education matters between districts and families, on domestic relations matters, and on employment matters. Clymer also trains mediators and negotiators.

Course(s): Alternative Dispute Resolution

Eric Berg

​​JD, Rutgers University School of Law
MI, Rutgers University School of Communication and Information

After graduating from Rutgers Law School in 2011, Eric Berg, a New Jersey native, was a personal injury litigator for several years. However, Berg soon discovered a passion for legal research which led him to obtain a master’s degree in library and information science from Rutgers in August 2020. Prior to joining Kline Law's Legal Research Center, Berg was a research analyst at Fox Rothschild LLP.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Research

Michael S. Berger

JD, George Washington University
BA, Indiana University

Professor Michael Berger is an award-winning medical malpractice attorney. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been listed by numerous publications, including Super Lawyers, as a top attorney. Prior to teaching at the law school he was an adjunct clinical professor at Rutgers University Law School.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

David J. Berney

JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School
PhD, New School for Social Research
BA, Lehigh University

David Berney is the founder of Berney & Sang. His firm concentrates its practice in education law. In April 2018, his firm tried the first hostile school environment/bullying case in state court under the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act and achieved a landmark verdict. He has also argued several civil rights cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. From 2008-2020, Philadelphia Magazine named David a “Super Lawyer.” David is a magna cum laude graduate of Lehigh University. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research.

Course(s): Special Education Law

The Honorable Mark I. (Ret.) Bernstein

​JD, University of Pennsylvania School of Law
BA, St. John's College

Judge Mark I. Bernstein is now available for private mediations and arbitrations. Before retiring in October 2016, he served as a Common Pleas Court Judge for almost 30 years. He is the author of comprehensive comments on the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence published by Gann Law Books. The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has appointed Judge Bernstein to serve on important committees concerned with the quality of Justice, including the Civil Jury Instruction Committee which publishes Standard Jury Instructions. In 1995, Judge Bernstein designed and implemented the case management system for all Civil Major Jury cases, as a result of which there is no backlog of civil cases in Philadelphia County.

Course(s): Advanced Evidence

Elise Bruhl

JD, University of Michigan Law School
MA, University of Michigan
BA, Harvard University

Elise Bruhl is the Chief Deputy City Solicitor of the HIPAA & Privacy Law Unit of the City of Philadelphia Law Department. She joined the Law Department in 2001 and previously worked in the Law Department's Affirmative Litigation and Appeals Units. She was a law clerk for Judge Marvin Katz in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and for Judge Marjorie O. Rendell on the Third Circuit. Apart from teaching appellate advocacy at Drexel University Kline School of Law, she has taught law and literature, appellate advocacy, literary theory, and yoga, including stints at King's College, London; the University of Pennsylvania; and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Course(s): Appellate Advocacy

Andrew Bull

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
MS, Drexel University
BA, Goucher College

Andrew is the founding partner of Bull Blockchain Law LLP, a law firm specializing in blockchain and cryptocurrency law. An alumni of Drexel University, Andrew obtained his law and masters degrees while writing a thesis on the regulation of cryptocurrencies. After finding Bitcoin in 2011, Andrew ran a cryptocurrency investment fund and one of the first cryptocurrency mining companies in the United States. A regarded speaker and author on blockchain and cryptocurrency issues, he contributes publications for legal journals, speaks at international conferences, and his law firm contributed to a European Union publication on U.S. blockchain legislation.

Course(s): Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Law

Eric Cahow

BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MBA, Quinnipiac University
PhD, Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University

Dr. Cahow has spent almost 30 years working in government programs health insurance, spending time with national companies such as Aetna, Elevance (formerly Anthem), and United's subsidiary, Optum. Currently, he serves as Vice President, Government Markets Performance, at Independence Blue Cross, where he is responsible for quality improvement, risk adjustment activities, and overall operational and financial performance of the Medicare Advantage book of business. Among the core activities he leads is value based contracting strategy for healthcare providers in Medicare. He has previously taught Health Policy and Management at the University of South Florida and he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Paraguay.

Course(s): Health Care Finance

John Cannan

​​​​JD, University of Maryland
MLS, University of Maryland

John Cannan received his law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law and practiced historic preservation and land use law in Baltimore. After obtaining his MLS from the University of Maryland, College of Library and Information Science, he was assistant law librarian at the Montgomery County (MD) Circuit Court Law Library and a legal information analyst at the Law Library of Congress. Cannan was formerly a research and instructional services librarian at the Kline School of Law, and is currently the Faculty Scholarship Librarian and an instructor at Villanova University.

Course(s): MLS Masters Capstone

James Ottavio Castagnera

​JD, Case Western Reserve Law School
PhD, Case Western Reserve University
MA, Kent State University
BA, Franklin & Marshall College​

Dr. Jim Castagnera, Esq. holds an M.A. in Journalism from Kent State University, and a J.D. and Ph.D. (American Studies) from Case Western Reserve University. He worked 10 years as a labor, employment, and intellectual-property attorney with Saul Ewing and 23 years as associate provost & legal counsel for academic affairs at Rider University, where in 2018 he received the university’s highest annual award for distinguished service. He also did stints as a full-time law professor at UT-Austin and Widener University Law School. Having retired from Rider in 2019, he is engaged in a portfolio of activities: President of Dr. Jim’s One-Stop HR Shop; CEO of the International Artificial Intelligence Association, Inc., and Of Counsel to Wilftek. He has 25 published books.

Course(s): Human Resource Compliance; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Employment Law

Jenaleigh Castano

​JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law

Jenaleigh Castano is currently an associate at Ogletree Deakins. She previously clerked for the Honorable Edward J. McBride, Jr., Presiding Judge of the criminal division in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County. As a law clerk, Jenaleigh became a certified mediator in New Jersey and mediated cases in the Special Civil Part. Jenaleigh also clerked part-time for the Honorable Michele M. Fox, J.S.C., Ret./Rec. While a student at the Drexel Kline School of Law, Jenaleigh served as a Dean’s Scholar for Academic Skills, and received the Pro Bono Recognition Award for having volunteered over 100 hours as a Tax Preparer for The Campaign for Working Families, Inc.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills

Susie Cirilli

​JD, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law
BS, University of Vermont

Susie is a principal with Offit Kurman. Her practice consists of assisting clients with issues involving the ADA, FMLA, Title VII and Title IX claims. She litigates on matters related to hostile work environment, discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, race and disability, and restrictive covenants. She often advises employers on day-to-day employment matters and assists her clients on employee issues such as hiring and terminations, which includes drafting and negotiating separation agreements. Susie has experience drafting and revising employment agreements, employee handbooks, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. Additionally, she serves as general counsel to start-ups. She counsels I serve as general counsel to small businesses and start-ups. Susie is admitted in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Vermont.

Course(s): Contract Drafting

Dale Cooke

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
MA, University of Arizona

Dale Cooke is the president of PhillyCooke Consulting, which helps companies communicate about FDA-regulated products using 21st century tools, while remaining compliant with regulations written in the 1960s. Dale has worked with more than 50 pharmaceutical and medical device clients and more than 25 advertising agencies around the world. His insights have been featured in the Politico, The Pink Sheet, Stat News, Law360, and other publications. Dale is an active member of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), Drug Information Association (DIA), Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), the Alliance for a Stronger FDA, and the Google Health Advisory Board.

Course(s): Food and Drug Law

Edward Cramp

​JD, Illinois Institute of Technology's Chicago-Kent College of Law

Edward Cramp is the Managing Partner of Duane Morris LLP's San Diego Office and Team Lead for the Duane Morris Education industry group. In his legal practice, Edward represents institutions of higher education in accreditation, regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters. Edward is active in the higher education community. He regularly speaks at conferences and events throughout the country on a variety of issues.

Course(s): Aid and Accreditation

John T. Crutchlow

JD, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
BA, Villanova University

John is a partner at Youman & Caputo LLC where he focuses his practice on representing whistleblowers. John represents relators in qui tam cases under the False Claims Act, and whistleblowers before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) whistleblower program and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission whistleblower program. John returned to private practice in 2023 following more than a decade with the federal government where he served as a civil Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) in Philadelphia, where he focused on health care fraud cases arising under the False Claims Act, and as a Trial Attorney with the Enforcement Division of the SEC. John began his career as a litigation associate at Duane Morris LLP.

Course(s): Health Care Fraud and Abuse

Gaetano D'Andrea

​JD, Widener University School of Law
BA, Loyola University Marylan

Professor D'Andrea is an assistant district attorney at the Philadelphia District Attorney's office. There, he prosecutes homicide cases from preliminary hearings through trial. He has also litigated cases out of the charging unit and trial unit.

Course(s): Advanced Trial Advocacy: Courtroom Technology & Advocacy

Sherrell L. Dandy

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
BS, Ursinus College

Sherrell L. Dandy is an Assistant Supervisor of the Homicide and Non-Fatal Shooting Unit at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. Sherrell is a graduate of Ursinus College and the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University where she received awards for excellence in trial advocacy. In addition to working at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Sherrell worked as an associate at Marks O’Neill, O’Brien, Doherty & Kelly where she handled complex professional liability and employment discrimination cases. She also served as an Assistant United States Attorney at the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Virginia. Throughout her career, Sherrell prosecuted hundreds of felony bench trials and approximately 50 jury trials.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

Desjeneé Davis

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
BA, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania
BS, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania

Desjeneé is a trial attorney for the Code and Public Nuisance Litigation Unit at the Philadelphia Law Department where she represents the Department of Licenses and Inspections and the Department of Public Health in both affirmative and defensive civil matters. Additionally, Desjeneé was honored with the 2023 International Municipal Lawyer’s Association Young Lawyer Award. Besides her legal work, she holds multiple roles: Vice Chair of the Black Law Alumni Association of Kline (BLAAK), President-Elect of the National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division (Philadelphia Chapter), and serves as an Editorial Member of The Legal Intelligencer's Young Lawyer Editorial Board. Additionally, she also coaches Mock Trial for Drexel’s BLSA and the Philadelphia Academy Charter High School.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills, Advanced Trial Skills, Introduction to Trial Skills

Donald P. DiCarlo, Jr.

LLM, Temple University
JD, New England Law
MA, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
BA, Villanova University

Professor DiCarlo is a Senior Vice President at Wilmington Trust (an M&T Bank company). He serves as Chief Planning Officer of the Wealth Management Division, overseeing strategic advisory and family office services. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). His past experience includes the private practice of law and active duty service as a Judge Advocate in the United States Army.

Course(s): Estate Planning

Carolyne Dilgard-Clark

JD, Rutgers Law School-Camden
BS, Georgetown University

Professor Dilgard-Clark runs a boutique practice focusing on commercial transactions, formations, and governance issues. Before starting her business, she was a corporate attorney at Dechert LLP and clerked for the Honorable Joseph E. Irenas.

Course(s): Contract Drafting, Advanced Contract Drafting, Transactional Lawyering

Elisa Downey-Zayas

JD, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
BSE, University of Pennsylvania

Course(s): Criminal Litigation Clinic

Sarah Endres

JD, University of Virginia School of Law
BS, Stockton University
BA, Stockton University

Sarah Endres, currently works for Virginia Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program when not acting as a Fellow at Drexel. Prior to working with VJLAP, Sarah was a prosecutor in Rockingham, Virginia. Sarah has also worked for small firms as an associate, working in family law, real estate, and patent prosecution. Sarah graduated from University of Virginia School of Law in 2015.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills

Daniel Faigus

Daniel Faigus is a member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Private Funds Unit within the Division of Examinations. Professor Faigus is responsible for leading examinations of investment advisers and other entities registered with the Commission, with a focus on advisers to private equity and hedge funds. He has also earned multiple certifications, including CAIA Charter Holder, Certification in Securities and Financial Regulation, and Fraud Examination (CFE).

Course(s): Private Investment Funds; Legal Regulation of Investment Advisers

Alex Feldman

​JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Alex Feldman currently serves as a risk specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In this position, he oversees and executes the AML/BSA/OFAC portion of safety and soundness examinations of banks, bank holding companies, and trust companies with assets of up to $100B. He also briefs the Safety and Soundness team on regulatory updates and helps to craft best practices for examinations district-wide.

Course(s): Global Financial Crimes

Veronica J. Finkelstein

JD, Emory University School of Law
BA, Pennsylvania State University

Veronica J. Finkelstein is a 2004 graduate, with honors, of the Emory University School of Law and 2001 graduate, with dual honors, of the Pennsylvania State University. Finkelstein currently works as an Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She served as the training officer and paralegal supervisor for the civil division before being selected as Senior Litigation Counsel. She has taught at the National Advocacy Center on ethics, appellate advocacy, legal writing, and trial practice. In 2014 she was awarded the Executive Office of United States Attorneys Director’s Award for Superior Performance as a Civil Assistant United States Attorney. Finkelstein serves as adjunct faculty of law at Drexel's Kline School of Law, Emory Law, and Rutgers Law.

Course(s): Appellate Advocacy, Evidence, Sales, Criminal Law, Corrections Law (MLS)

Dayna Finkelstein

​JD, Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Dayna is a Partner at Blank Rome LLP in the Commercial Real Estate department. Dayna is originally from Philadelphia and outside of Drexel and Blank Rome, Dayna is actively involved in various boards and activities through Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

Course(s): Contract Drafting; Real Estate Transactions

Lloyd Freeman

JD, Rutgers Law School
BBA, Howard University

Professor Lloyd Freeman is Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, P.C., where he is responsible for advancing and expanding diversity throughout the firm and across the legal industry as a whole. Freeman develops and drives the firm’s diversity initiatives related to attorney hiring, retention and advancement. He oversees the firm’s affinity groups and promotes mentorship and sponsorship as key retention initiatives. Freeman is a former partner in the business litigation group at Archer & Greiner, P.C., where he concentrated his practice in commercial and complex matters involving consumer fraud, real property, franchise, business torts and other issues related to business and contractual disputes. As a member of Archer Discovery Strategies—the firm's practice group dedicated to eDiscovery litigation and document management practices—Freeman managed electronic discovery in complex state and federal matters. The recipient of many awards, Freeman was named one of the Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by the National Bar Association and one of the Most Influential Black Lawyers in America by Savoy Magazine.

Course(s): E-Discovery & Digital Evidence

Meredith Galto

JD, Washington & Lee University School of Law
Teaching in Higher Education Certificate, Temple University
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Meredith began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable W. Harold Albritton in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. She then joined Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP as a litigation associate working in both San Francisco and Philadelphia before moving to Fox Rothschild LLP in Philadelphia. After practicing law, Meredith held various positions at Temple University's Beasley School of law, including Director of Student Affairs and Director of Academic Success. She also developed and taught Temple Law's third-year bar preparation course.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills

Shayna Gannone

JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law
BA, University of Pittsburgh

Shayna Gannone has been a prosecutor since she graduated from law school in 2009. She is currently a Deputy Attorney General working in the Environmental Crimes Section of the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. From 2015 to 2022, Shayna worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. There, she was assigned to the Law Division’s Post-Conviction Relief Act Unit where she handled homicide and violent felony PCRA claims in the Court of Common Pleas. Shayna was also the director of the Philadelphia DAO’s Indicting Grand Jury Program. Shayna began her career as a prosecutor at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, assigned to the trial division. Throughout her career, Shayna has tried numerous jury trials and conducted countless hearings.

Course(s): Criminal Procedure: Prosecution & Adjudication

Jill S. Garabedian

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
BA, University of Delaware

Professor Garabedian is an associate at Wade, Goldstein, Landau & Abruzzo where she concentrates her practice in physician transactional matters, including employment negotiations, regulatory issues, as well as assisting physicians with employment matters. She also is involved in estate planning and trust and estate administration.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills

Leeza Garber

JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Certificate in Business & Public Policy, The Wharton School
BA, Bryn Mawr College

Leeza Garber specializes in cybersecurity and privacy law, and provides related consulting services for her clients. She has appeared on numerous media outlets, including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, i24NEWS, MSNBC, CBSN, HLN, OANN, FOX29, FOX5, NBC10, and CBS3 to discuss and analyze issues relating to the intersection of law, technology, and privacy. Additionally, she speaks nationally at legal and technology conferences regarding the latest advances in the fields of privacy, cybersecurity, digital forensics, data breaches and social media technology.

Course(s): Information Privacy Law

Alan E. Garfield

JD, University of California at Los Angeles
BA, Brandeis University

Professor Garfield is a Distinguished Professor of Law at Widener University having taught Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Contracts, Copyright, Media Law, International Intellectual Property Law, International and Comparative Copyright Law, Corporate Takeovers, and Comparative Corporate Law. He is also the author of "Bench Press" for Delaware's The News Journal, a monthly column on constitutional law topics and cases before the Supreme Court.

Course(s): Copyright

Vineet Gauri

JD, Boston University
BS, University of Michigan

Vineet Gauri is an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the National Security and Cyber Crimes Section of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Course(s): Cybercrime, Criminal Procedure: Investigations, Professional Responsibility

Sharon Geller

BS, Temple University

Sharon Geller, a comedic actress who has appeared on Saturday Night Live 4 times, has been teaching IMPROV FOR LAWYERS, a course she created, at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University since 2009. After spending 10 years in the corporate world, Sharon began her career as a comedic actress. She is in the national touring company of the off-Broadway hit, 'OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES,' is currently featured in a national TV commercial, is a spokeswoman on QVC and teaches comedy improv at the Walnut St Theatre. Her CLE, 'A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO ARBITRATION - Great Communication Techniques for Lawyers' teaches attendees how to think more quickly on their feet, listen more effectively, be a better team player and think outside of the box!

Course(s): Improvisation for Lawyers

Lance Geren

JD, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America
BA, Hiram College

Lance Geren is a partner at O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue, LLP, one of the largest and oldest firms in the United States representing labor organizations and employee benefit funds. Mr. Geren represents international and local labor organizations before labor arbitrators, administrative agencies, and in state and federal court. Mr. Geren provides all facts of representation to labor unions in the private and public sectors, including handling labor arbitrations, negotiating collective bargaining agreements, assisting in union organizing drives, representing unions in state and federal court and before state and federal agencies. Mr. Geren practices before the National Labor Relations Board, state labor relations boards. Mr. Geren began his career as a field attorney with the NLRB.

Course(s): Labor Law

Michael Gioffre

JD, Delaware Law School
MBA, Goizueta School of Business, Emory University
BA, University of Delaware

Professor Gioffre was the chief compliance and ethics officer at Voya Financial, formerly known as ING. Previously, he served as chief compliance officer for ING Investment Management. He has also served as counsel for Aeltus Investment Management and for AIG.

Course(s): Risk Assessment & Management; Broker-Dealer Regulation

Daniel J. Goettle

LLM, Temple University Beasley School of Law
JD, George Washington University Law School
BS, United States Coast Guard Academy

Professor Goettle is co-leader of BakerHostetler's national Electrical, Mechanical and Computer Science Litigation team. He represents technology companies in patent litigation in the field of computer science, with an emphasis on computer security and the electrical-engineering arts. He has represented a multinational computer company multiple times in federal court, as well as before the U.S. International Trade Commission. In addition to litigation, Professor Goettle performs inter parties review and reexamination work before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Professor Goettle started his intellectual property career obtaining patents in the computer science and electrical engineering fields. Prior to entering private practice, Dan served in the U.S. Coast Guard for 12 years, first as a line officer and then as a lawyer. Dan argued dozens of criminal courts martial appeals and negotiated new treaties at two United Nations organizations.

Course(s): Patent Litigation and Strategy

Stephany Gordon

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
BA, Trinity University

Stephany Gordon is a partner at Bennett, Bricklin & Saltzburg LLC, where she focuses her practice on automobile, premises, and product liability. Prior to joining the firm, Stephany worked as a litigation attorney in the areas of bankruptcy and foreclosure. While attending the Kline School of Law, Stephany received recognition for her outstanding pro bono and service work, and for her work in the Stern Community Lawyering Clinic.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills

David M. Haendler

JD, University of Chicago
MSLIS, Drexel University
BA, Swarthmore College

David practiced law for approximately 10 years before becoming a law librarian, specializing in product liability, securities fraud, and derivative litigation. He has worked in various roles at the Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, and Drexel law libraries.

Course(s): Business Law Research; Pennsylvania Legal Research; Legal Research & Analysis; Legal Methods I & II

James Hartz

JD, Temple University Beasley School of Law
MBA, Drexel University
Military and Strategic Leadership and Planning degree, U.S. Army War College

Prof. Hartz currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in corporate financial management and entrepreneurial finance at the LeBow College of Business, as well as corporate finance at the Kline School of Law.

Course(s): Corporate Finance

Joanne Heisey

JD, University of Texas School of Law
BA, Boston University

Joanne Heisey is an Assistant Federal Defender in the capital habeas unit of the Federal Community Defender Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where she represents death-sentenced clients in post-conviction litigation. She previously worked as a post-conviction attorney with the Office of Capital and Forensic Writs in Austin, Texas, where she also handled capital cases in post-conviction proceedings.

Course(s): Death Penalty Law

Jeffrey Hiller

JD, American University, Washington College of Law

Jeffrey Hiller is an industry professional with over 25 years of experience, specializing in Investment Advisor services. Jeffrey began his compliance career as Senior Counsel in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement in Washington, D.C. Following his government service, he held CCO roles with several leading Wall Street financial firms, and was Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Director of Principal Global Investors where he created and managed the firm’s global compliance program. In his capacity as CCO, he provided global leadership and direction on regulatory compliance and ethical business practices for all of the firm’s business domestically, internationally and its seven boutique investment advisers. He is currently Managing Director at Oyster Consulting.

Course(s): Business Organizations (MLS)

Peter J. Hoffman

​JD, Temple University School of Law
MA in Public Affairs, State University of New York
BA, Washington and Jefferson College

Peter Hoffman is a member of the board of directors and chair of the Professional Liability Group at Eckert, Seamans, Cherin & Mellott, LLC. He focuses his practice on professional liability including medical malpractice and legal malpractice, commercial litigation, construction, products liability, toxic torts and insurance coverage. He has handled complex antitrust, securities, class action, creditors' rights and intellectual property matters as well as ERISA and real estate litigation. Hoffman earned his JD from the Temple University Beasley School of Law and has an MA in Public Affairs from the State University of New York. A fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Professor Hoffman also served on the Pennsylvania Senate Select Committee on Medical Malpractice and Gov. Rendell's Task Force on Medical Malpractice. He is an appointee to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Civil Procedural Rules Committee, has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and has written and co-authored numerous articles and chapters in legal publications.

Course(s): Law of Medical Malpractice

Ernest Holtzheimer

JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law
MBA, Rowan University Rohrer College of Business
BS, Rowan University Rohrer College of Business

Professor Holtzheimer is a Partner at Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC in the firm's Philadelphia office and is a member of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions and Business Advisory practice groups. He serves as outside general counsel to a number of emerging and middle market companies, advising such clients on their entity formations, capital raises (convertible debt, SAFEs, and priced financings), restructurings, supply and services agreements, material vendor contracts, loan documentation, and merger and acquisition activities. Outside of his legal practice, Professor Holtzheimer serves as the Managing Director of an institutional venture fund.

Course(s): Contract Drafting

Hillary Hughes

JD, Louisiana State University Law Center
BA, Emory University

Hillary Hughes has 25 years experience representing talent, entrepreneurs, start-up and established brands as well as angel, venture capital and private equity investors. She practices in New York with Foster Garvey PC. There, Ms. Hughes serves as Chair of the Business Group, the Sports & Entertainment practice and the Food & Beverage practice. Her sports & entertainment clients include athletes, recording artists, actors, television personalities, writers, producers, journalists, broadcasters, photographers, chefs, talent agents and managers. Ms. Hughes’ counsel includes brand and intellectual property protection, licensing, services arrangements, rights acquisition and disposition, entrepreneurship and investment. She is a multi-year Chambers-rated attorney as a “Leading Individual in Media, Entertainment: Film & Television” in New York and is annually featured on the New York Super Lawyers list.

Course(s): Entertainment Law

Aaron J. Hurley

JD, Gonzaga University
LLM, University of Washington
MBA, Syracuse University
BA, Augustana University

Professor Hurley is a compliance professional for US Bank Wealth Management and Security Services. Prior to this role, he administered fiduciary accounts with the national practice group for two of the five largest banks in the United State.

Course(s): Legal Regulation of Investment Companies

Myriah Jaworski

​​​JD, Syracuse University
MS, Syracuse University

A Certified Information Privacy Professional and experienced trial attorney at the Beckage firm, Prof. Jaworski advises clients on compliance with privacy laws, including the CCPA, GDPR, BIPA, HIPAA/HITECH, GLBA, COPPA and other emerging state, federal and international privacy regimes. A former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, and consistently recognized by Super Lawyers for Civil Litigation, Prof. Jaworski defends businesses in consumer and class actions, data breach and technology disputes, and government investigations and enforcement actions, in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Course(s): Information Privacy Law

William F. Johnson

LLM, New York University School of Law
JD, New York University School of Law
AB, College of the Holy Cross

Professor Johnson is a former partner of the Riverdale, N.J. firm, Johnson, Murphy, Hubner, McKeon, Wubbenhorst, Bucco & Appelt, PC, where his practice focused on commercial and multi-family real estate development, commercial and residential mortgage reviews, corporate and commercial defense work, health and hospital law and personal injury defense litigation. Before coming to Drexel, Professor Johnson was an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law.

Course(s): Civil Litigation Remedies

Earthen E. Johnson

JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law
BA, University of Virginia

Professor Johnson serves as Assistant General Counsel and Vice President at Macquarie Asset Management. She is responsible for supporting the Delaware Funds by Macquarie, a 150-mutual-fund complex comprising over $250B in assets under management. Professor Johnson also engaged in several volunteer activities, including board member for the Youth Sentencing and Reentry Project of Philadelphia, trustee on the University of Virginia Young Alumni Council, and board member for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Camden County.

Course(s): Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Seminar

The Honorable Mark A. Kearney

​JD, Villanova University

Judge Kearney is a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He received his J.D. from Villanova University, where he presently serves on the law school's Board of Consultors. Following law school, he served as a judicial law clerk for the Delaware Court of Chancery. In 2012, the United States District Court appointed Judge Kearney to the Lawyers Advisory Committee of the Judicial Council for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

James Curran Kelly

LLM, University of Florida
JD, University of Miami
MBA, University of Miami
BA, University of Pennsylvania

"Jamie" is a Senior Vice President Wells Fargo Bank in the Wealth & Investment Management Division. Previously, Jamie worked with PNC Wealth and West Capital Management, where he developed, delivered, and implemented tax, estate, financial, and business succession plans for high net worth families. Prior to that, he practiced law in Miami, Florida drafting estate planning and business succession plans for high net worth families. Jamie is on the Board of Directors for the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, and a member of the Philadelphia Exit Planning Exchange. Jamie and his wife, Susan, reside in Wayne, Pennsylvania with their two sons and dog

Course(s): Federal Income Tax

Jesse Krohn

JD, University of Pennsylvania
MSEd, University of Pennsylvania
BA, Harvard University

Jesse Krohn is an Assistant General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania. At Arcadia, Jesse handles a broad portfolio of legal issues, including civil rights compliance, contract negotiation and management, and University policy management. Jesse previously served as an Associate Director in Drexel University's Office of Equality and Diversity, where she acted as Deputy Title IX and EEO Coordinator and oversaw campus-wide initiatives to prevent and respond to bias incidents, discrimination, harassment, and sexual misconduct. Prior to her time at Drexel, Jesse worked in civil rights advocacy, most notably to advance the rights of individuals affected by sexual and relationship violence.

Course(s): Student Rights and Campus Safety

Rachel E. Kuperinsky

​JD, Tulane University
BA, American University

Professor Kuperinsky is the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance at the University of Pennsylvania where she oversees the NCAA compliance program for 33 Division I athletic programs. In her role, she works with over 1,000 student-athletes, coaches, and staff to ensure rules compliance for all NCAA, Ivy League, and institutional rules. Kuperinsky is a 2013 graduate of Tulane University School of Law where she served as the Editor in Chief of The Sports Lawyers Journal, Volume 20 and received her certificate in Sports Law.

Course(s): NCAA Governance I: Division I; NCAA Governance Process

Varghese Kurian

​JD, Temple University Beasley School of Law
LLM, Temple University Beasley School of Law

Varghese Kurian served his first tour in the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO) from 2001 to 2008, working in areas ranging from narcotics to major trials. ADA Kurian went on to serve in the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office before rejoining the DAO in March of 2018, in the Major Trials Unit.

Course(s): Evidence; Advanced Trial Advocacy

Jason P. Lawn

JD, Beasely School of Law, Temple University
BA, English Literature, Temple University

Hailing from Philadelphia, Jason P. Lawn attended Temple University for both undergraduate and law studies. Following his education, Jason amassed seven years of invaluable experience within a contracts group at a clinical research organization based in King of Prussia, PA. Subsequently, he contributed thirteen dedicated years at Accenture, where he assumed leadership of a procurement contracting team and led an in-house life sciences regulatory team. Presently, Jason holds the esteemed position of Senior Director at Kyowa Kirin, North America, where he exercises his expertise in overseeing the contracts group. Jason resides in Doylestown, PA, with his wife, three children, as well as a dog and two cats.

Course(s): Contract Drafting

Gina Leahey

JD, Rutgers Law School
MS, Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics
BA, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Gina Leahey is a commercial real estate finance attorney based in Philadelphia. She is the co-creator and co-host of Minimum Competence, a daily legal news podcast and a former contributor to Crunched Credit, a blog on the finance industry.

Course(s): Business Organizations

Andrew Leahey

JD, Rutgers Law School
LLM, New York University School of Law (NYU Law
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Andrew Leahey is a tax and technology attorney from New Jersey. He is a weekly columnist for Bloomberg Tax, the co-creator of the Minimum Competence podcast, and owner of the esq.social Mastodon instance for legal professionals. Andrew resides in New Jersey with his wife and fellow adjunct professor Gina Leahey, daughter Abigail, four dogs, two birds, and a cat.

Course(s): Intro to Tax Theory and Policy, Law Lab

Makenzie Leh

JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law
BA, Temple University

Makenzie is an Adjunct Professor at Drexel School of Law and works full-time as a Litigation Associate at Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney. Makenzie graduated from Drexel School of Law in 2023 and served as the Moot Court Board's treasurer and the Lead Research Editor on Law Review. Makenzie received the Order of the Barristers award at graduation. She also served as a Student Bar Association Mentor.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills

Gary H. Levin

JD, Villanova University Law School
BSChE, Pennsylvania State University

Gary Levin has been a patent litigator and counselor at BakerHostetler LLP and its predecessor Woodcock Washburn since 1985. He has extensive experience in all aspects of patent litigation, including pre-trial, trial, and appellate work.

Course(s): Appellate Advocacy, Patents

Lisa Evans Lewis

JD, Duke University School of Law
BS, Adelphi University

Lisa Evans Lewis is an Attorney and Training Supervisor with the Camden, New Jersey Office of the Federal Public Defender where she represents indigent persons charged with federal criminal offenses. In her practice, Ms. Lewis handles complex federal criminal matters at trial in the U.S. District Court as well as appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. As a Training Supervisor, Ms. Lewis conducts training for the New Jersey Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel and the Federal Public Defender Office. Ms. Lewis began her legal career as an Attorney with the Defender Association of Philadelphia. In addition to practicing law, Ms. Lewis serves on the board of several area nonprofit organizations.

Course(s): Criminal Procedure: Investigations (MLS)

Jane Massey Licata

PhD, University of Hawaii,
​JD, Rutgers-Camden School of Law
BA, Western Maryland College

Professor Licata posesses a strong technical background in biology and biochemistry having received her Ph.D. in 1978. A practicing attorney since 1984, Dr. Licata has extensive experience in biotechnology patent prosecution practice and FDA regulatory compliance and approvals.

Course(s): Food and Drug Law; AI in Healthcare and Medical Technology; Legal Regulation of Pharmaceutical R&D

Laurel W. Lichty

​LLM, George Washington University Law School
LLB, City University London
MSc, London School of Economics
BA, University of California at Santa Cruz (Honors in the Major, College Honors)

Professor Lichty specializes in regulatory compliance management, government contract compliance, global anti-corruption programs, FCPA compliance and anti money-laundering investigations. She currently serves in the US Federal Government Markets Division of Motorola Solutions Inc. She previously served as Vice President of Compliance Services in a legal processing outsourcing firm where her clients were Fortune 50-500 companies in highly regulated industries including: financial services, pharmaceutical and medical devices, insurance, and technology and telecommunication. Prof Lichty’s experience incorporates global legal issues and international compliance, and includes work with the World Bank and the United Nations. She is a member of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) and active in the ACC National Capital Region Chapter.

Course(s): Introduction to the U.S Legal System

Francesca Liquori

JD, St. John's University School of Law
BS, Cornell University

Professor Liquori is an Assistant United States Attorney at the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey. She previously served as a Trial Attorney with the Organized Crime and Gang Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, and as an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney's Office. Professor Liquori also worked as Program Counsel for the National Association of Attorneys General, where she organized and conducted skills-based litigation trainings.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

Perry Liss

​JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
MA, Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies
BA, Pennsylvania State University

After graduating from Drexel Law in 2009, I began a solo-practice in Philadelphia. I handled mostly small claims cases, becoming the top tenants' rights attorney in the city. I built my practice into a 7 lawyer firm focusing mostly on real estate related civil litigation. During this time I was named a PA SuperLawyer Rising Star 7 times. Addiction derailed my career in 2019, but thankfully I got myself into rehab. Following rehab, I sold my firm to my minority partner and enrolled in a Masters program for the studies and counseling of co-occurring disorders. I currently have a 4.0 and will graduate in Dec, 2021 at which time I plan to become the premier addiction/mental health counselor for the Philadelphia legal community. Aside from law, I've also hosted sports radio shows on ESPN & WIP.

Course(s): Practical Issues for New Attorneys

Edmund B. Luce

JD, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
BA, Brown University

After graduating from Penn Carey Law in 1992, Ned practiced law with the Philadelphia firm Kaufman, Coren & Ress, with a focus on commercial litigation. In 1998, Ned joined the faculty of Delaware Law School of Widener University, where he served as a Legal Writing Professor, Director of Graduate Programs, and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs. Since leaving Delaware Law School's full-time faculty in 2013, he has continued teaching as an adjunct, including courses at Penn Carey Law and Community College of Philadelphia, and has also worked as an independent educational consultant and bar exam tutor.

Course(s): Lawyering Practice Seminar I

David B. MacGregor

JD, Georgetown University Law Center
BA, Bucknell University​

Professor MacGregor is a principal at Post & Schell, LLC where he co-chairs the firm's energy and utilities practice group. He is a recognized expert in administrative law, energy law, public utility law and appellate advocacy having litigated numerous proceedings on behalf of various utility companies before state and federal regulatory commissions.

Course(s): Energy Law

Christopher Manchin

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
BS, Pennsylvania State University

Professor Manchin has extensive experience in corporate law matters, including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investments, SEC compliance, Delaware law, and corporate governance. He serves as Deputy General Counsel for IP Group, Inc., a venture capital fund manager, where he counsels the fund and its portfolio companies on a wide range of legal and business matters including equity and debt financings, due diligence, corporate governance, intellectual property licensing, strategic growth planning, mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, and regulatory compliance. He received a B.S. in Marketing from Penn State University (cum laude) and a JD from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law (cum laude).

Course(s): Private Equity and Venture Capital Law

Rachel Mann

​JD, University of California at Los Angeles
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Rachel Mann is a former senior attorney at Disability Rights Pennsylvania (formerly Disabilities Law Project) where for 30 years she engaged in impact litigation, policy advocacy, individual legal assistance, and training for individuals with disabilities. Prior to that she practiced law at Evergreen Legal Services in Washington State and at the litigation firm of Mann, Ungar, and Spector in Philadelphia. She currently serves on the steering committee of the Imagine Different Coalition, a collaboration of state-wide advocates for systemic change to enable children with disabilities to live in families rather than institutions.

Course(s): Public Interest Law & Policy

The Honorable Karen Spencer Marston

JD, Wake Forest University School of Law
MEd, Salem College
BA, Davidson College

Judge Marston graduated from Davidson College in 1990 and received her law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1998. After law school, she practiced with Moore & Van Allen in Charlotte, NC. In 2000, she became a federal criminal prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the WDNC, and in 2006, with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the EDPA. She prosecuted a broad array of criminal matters, including, violent narcotics trafficking, money laundering, white collar crime, health care fraud, immigration offenses and counterterrorism. In 2018, Judge Marston became the Chief of Narcotics and Organized Crime. She was nominated by President Trump to be a federal district court judge in September 2019. After her Senate confirmation, she received her commission on December 20, 2019.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

Michele M. Mathes

JD, ​University of Pennsylvania School of Law
BA, University of Pennsylvania

Michele Mathes is the director of development at the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly. Previously, she directed education, overseeing development of the organization’s long-term care ethics education program. She serves as adjunct faculty at Drexel University College of Medicine, the Institute of Catholic Bioethics of Saint Joseph’s University, and Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research. Her principal interests are the ethics of aging and of long term care, and conflict resolution.

Course(s): Ethics and Professional Standards (MLS)

Frances A. McElhill

JD, Villanova University School of Law
BA, St. Joseph's University

Ms. McElhill has over 39 years of experience counselling regional and national nonprofit organizations, such as health care systems, universities, multi-state healthcare and social service providers, arts and cultural organizations, religious congregations, and private foundations, on governance, fiduciary duties, conflicts of interest, charitable solicitation and fundraising, grantmaking, and federal tax issues related to private inurement and private benefit, unrelated business income, political advocacy, ancillary corporate structures and joint ventures.

Course(s): Nonprofit Organizations

Brian James McMonagle

Capital Law School
BA, Gettysburg College

Mr. McMonagle served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Homicide and Rape Units of the Philadelphia District Office from 1984-1999. He is a partner at the firm of McMonagle Perri McHugh Mischak & Davis. He has been inducted into the American College of Trial Attorney's and the American Board of Criminal Attorney's and Best Lawyers in America. He presently serves as Eastern District of Pennsylvania's Vice President of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Lawyers. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

Melanie A. Miller

JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law
BA, Franklin & Marshall College

Melanie began as a commercial litigator and now concentrates her practice in all aspects of complex commercial, general, and intellectual property litigation. Melanie has over 25 years of experience litigating complex commercial and intellectual property cases, with a recent focus on enforcing trademark rights, or responding to threats of infringement, in federal courts across the country and before the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Melanie regularly assists clients with trademark and copyright matters, including launching advertising campaigns; advising on branding strategies; managing portfolios; policing trademarks and copyrights; counseling on domain name disputes; guiding licensing arrangements; and proposing solutions to intellectual property and liability issues.

Course(s): Litigation Drafting

Deborah M. Minkoff

JD, Villanova University School of Law
BA, Franklin and Marshall College

For more than three decades, Professor Minkoff has practiced law at Cozen O'Connor. She is a vice chair of the Global Insurance Group. Her team litigates third-party coverage disputes (primarily life sciences and healthcare professional services) on a national level and resolution of reinsurance disputes.

Course(s): Interviewing, Negotiation and Counseling

Hannah Molitoris

JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law
BA, Susquehanna University/p>

Hannah Molitoris is currently a trial attorney at Morgan & Morgan. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, she worked as a public defender in Philadelphia. Professor Molitoris graduated cum laude from Susquehanna University in 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Communications. She was a member of the Order of Omega Leadership Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta Political Science Honor Society, and received Departmental Honors in Political Science. In 2016, Professor Molitoris received her Juris Doctor from the Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University. During law school, she was a member of the Student Bar Association, mock trial team, moot court team, and participated in the criminal law clinic. She was recognized by SuperLawyers as a 2022 Rising Star.

Course(s): Lawyering Practice Seminar, Law Co-op, Co-op Intensive

Jeffrey S. Moller

JD, ​Temple University Beasley School of Law
BS, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Mr. Moller served as an officer in the US Coast Guard both at sea and ashore, specializing in marine safety. He is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Blank Rome LLP, which he joined in 1996. He was previously an associate and partner with Clark Ladner Fortenbaugh and Young of Philadelphia. His practice has focused upon maritime litigation, primarily in the federal courts, dealing with all manner of casualties, contractual and cargo disputes, enforcement of maritime liens, and defense of alleged regulatory violations. He has been a proctor member of the Maritime Law Association of the US since 1990, is a past chair of the MLA's committee on Regulation of Vessels, and currently serves on its Board of Directors.

Course(s): Admiralty Law

Jody Mooradian

​JD, Delaware Law School of Widener University
BA, University of New Hampshire

Professor Mooradian has been a member of the athletics department staff at Boston College since 2003. In her position, she administers the sports of women's basketball, field hockey, volleyball, cross country, track and field, lacrosse, softball, and rowing. Mooradian oversees the areas of Student Athlete Development, Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning as well as supervising other internal functions of the Department and working with various groups on campus.

Course(s): NCAA Rules II & Enforcement (MLS)

The Honorable Steven A. Morley

JD, University of Wisconsin Law School
BA, University of Wisconsin

Professor Morley served as an Immigration Judge for nearly twelve years before retiring in 2022. He is currently Of Counsel to the immigration law firm of Landau, Hess, Simon, Choi & Doebley. Before serving on the bench, Judge Morley was in private practice in Philadelphia where he argued before the US Supreme Court, US Courts of Appeal in different circuits and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He served as chair of the Criminal Justice Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association as well as Chair of Philadelphia Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Prior to entering private practice, Judge Morley was a public defender at the Defender Association of Philadelphia in both the state and federal court divisions.

Course(s): Immigration Law, Refugee and Asylum Law, Immigration Litigation

Samuel Mukiibi

​JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law

Samuel Mukiibi is an attorney at Grant & Eisenhofer PA, where he focuses on civil rights litigation. Prior to joining G&E, Prof. Mukiibi worked as an associate attorney at the Philadelphia office of a regional law firm practicing various product, commercial, and premises liability litigation matters.

Course(s): Justice Lawyering Seminar

Todd Nothstein

​JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
MA, SUNY Binghamton
PhD, SUNY Buffalo

Todd Nothstein is the staff attorney at Philadelphia VIP, responsible for family law issues. He joined VIP near the end of 2017, and his role entails recruiting, training, and supporting volunteer attorneys taking pro bono custody, support, adoption, divorce, and domestic abuse cases for Philadelphia VIP. Before joining VIP, Nothstein served as a clerk to the Hon. Frederica Massiah-Jackson in the Major Jury Trial Program of the civil division in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, and he was a frequent VIP volunteer.

Course(s): Lawyering Practice Seminar

Lisa Sabatino Oriold

JD, Villanova University School of Law
BA, The Pennsylvania State University

Lisa Sabatino Oriold received her B.A. in English and a minor in Business Administration from Penn State University and her J.D. from Villanova University School of Law where she served on the executive board of the Villanova Law Review. She began her legal career as a Law Clerk in the Chester County Court of Common Pleas and then the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She then went on to work in private practice for several firms, including Pelino & Lentz and Rawle & Henderson. She is an experienced attorney, knowledgeable in legal research and legal writing as well as civil and commercial litigation. She has been teaching practical writing classes at Villanova Law since 2009.

Course(s): Litigation Drafting

Harsinie Panditaratne

​JD, Temple University Beasley School of Law
BA, Oglethorpe University

Harsinie is the founding member of HP Law. Harsinie focuses her Workers' Compensation practice on representing the self-insured and captive Employers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Harsinie's representative clients are in the construction, manufacturing, distribution, and temporary staffing industries. She has successfully litigated Claim, Review, Modification, Suspension, and Termination Petitions before Workers’ Compensation Judges, the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, and the Commonwealth Court. She recently defended an Employer against an ultimately dismissed Supreme Court appeal and successfully obtained a Section 20 Settlement while maintaining her client’s Section 40 lien rights.

Course(s): Workers' Compensation

Kiran Patel

JD, Duquesne University School of Law
MS, Johns Hopkins School of Engineering
MS, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
BS, Drexel University

Kiran is a Senior IP Counsel at Philips in the General Licensing group primarily focusing on licensing and assertion work and patent prosecution. He was previously an Associate in a patent group at a law firm in New York and before then a law firm in Washington, D.C.

Course(s): Patent Prosecution

Michelle Anne Paznokas

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
BA, Temple University

Michelle (Shelly) Paznokas is an associate attorney at Kline & Specter, where she focuses on complex medical malpractice litigation and catastrophic personal injury cases. She acts as the secretary of the Kline chapter of the American Inns of Court and actively engages in pro bono throughout various practice areas. In law school, she was the Executive Notes Editor on law review, a two-time Dean's Scholar for criminal law, and a law clerk at Kline & Specter, among other things.

Course(s): Litigation Drafting

Natalie Pedersen

JD, Harvard Law School
BS, University of Pennsylvania

Natalie Pedersen is a tenured member of the faculty at Drexel’s LeBow College of Business, where she is a member of the Legal Studies Department and teaches business law, entrepreneurial law and employment law. Professor Pedersen focuses her scholarship on employment law, employment discrimination and implicit bias. Her most recent articles include “Is More Parental Leave Always Better?: An Analysis of Potential Employee Protections Offered Outside the FMLA,” appearing in Cleveland State Law Review, and “If Sitting is the New Smoking, What Does That Mean for Employers?,” which will be published in Lewis and Clark Law Review. She received the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Employment Law Teaching Award in 2017. She serves as vice president of the Employment Law Section of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business and as secretary of the Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business. Previously, Professor Pedersen practiced at Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia. She clerked for Judge Marjorie O. Rendell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit after receiving her JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.

Course(s): Employment Law, Employment Discrimination

Jacqueline B. Penrod

J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law
M.B.A., Temple University
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Ms. Penrod has more than twenty-five years experience across many sectors of the health care industry. Her experiences range from working at a research institute, physician practice, hospital, health maintenance organization, and at a major health care consulting firm. For the past fifteen years, Professor Penrod has practiced law in the health care field, focusing primarily in the areas of managed health care, behavioral managed health care, regulatory compliance and health information privacy. She practiced at Duane Morris, LLP, Reed Smith, LLP, and as Senior Counsel at AmeriHealth Caritas. She is currently the sole proprietor at J B Penrod Law, LLC. Ms. Penrod also works full time as an Associate Professor in Healthcare Administration at a local college.

Course(s): HIPAA for the Healthcare Practitioner

Irene Reznik

​J.D., Drexel University Kline School of Law

Serving as the Corporate Counsel II at Lannett Company, Irene Reznik drafts, negotiates, and manages a variety of legal documents and commercial contracts, as well as assists General Counsel and outside counsel on a wide range of litigation matters.

Course(s): Lawyering Practice Seminar

Kimberly Richardson

JD, Indiana University Maurer School of Law
BS, University of Michigan

Kimberly Richardson is Of Counsel at the law firm of Conn Maciel Carey in Washington, DC., where her practice focuses on employee health and safety law. She previously served as Senior Corporate Counsel at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Senior Counsel at DuPont, Employment and Labor Law Attorney at the Department of Commerce, and OSHA Counsel at the United States Postal Service. In 2008, The Network Journal named her one of the nation’s top 40 Under Forty African-Americans, and in 2012, she received the United States Postmaster General’s D.R.I.V.E Award (Delivering Results, Innovation, Value, and Efficiency).

Course(s): Litigation Drafting; Legal Methods II

The Honorable Juan R. Sanchez

​J.D., University of Pennsylvania

The Honorable Juan R. Sanchez serves as a District Judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. On the recommendation of U.S. Senators Rick Santorum and Arlen Specter, Judge Sanchez was nominated on the federal bench by President George W. Bush in 2003. Judge Sanchez previously served as a judge on the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County, Pennsylvania, where he presided over criminal, civil, and juvenile matters.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

Jennifer Sang

​J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law
B.A., New York University

Professor Sang is a partner at Berney & Sang, specializing in special education law. As a special education practitioner, Professor Sang has represented hundreds of families in special education disputes. In 2015, The Legal Intelligencer named Jennifer a Lawyer on the Fast Track. In 2017, Philadelphia Magazine named her one of the best attorneys under the age of 40 in Pennsylvania practicing special education law.

Course(s): Special Education Law

Nilam A. Sanghvi

​J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Columbia College, Columbia University

Nilam is the Legal Director at the Pennsylvania Innocence Project, a nonprofit organization that investigates cases of potential wrongful conviction. Previously, she was a clinical teaching fellow and supervising attorney at the Georgetown Law Appellate Litigation Program and a partner at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP. Nilam clerked for the Honorable William B. Shubb in the Eastern District of California and for the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro on the Third Circuit. Nilam serves on the boards of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation and the Third Circuit Bar Association. In addition to teaching at Drexel, Nilam teaches the Pennsylvania Innocence Project clinics at Temple and Villanova and teaches appellate advocacy at Penn Law.

Course(s): Pennsylvania Innocence Project Practicum

Gregory G. Schwab

JD, University of Maryland Carey School of Law
BA, The Catholic University of America

Gregory G. Schwab most recently served as the General Counsel of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf appointed him to this position effective October 19, 2019. In this position, Greg led the Governor’s Office of General Counsel (OGC), a public sector law firm of over 500 attorneys, and oversaw the provision of legal services to the Governor, his senior staff, and dozens of executive branch and independent agencies. Prior to this appointment, Greg served as “First” Deputy General Counsel with OGC and as Chief Counsel to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Before joining the Commonwealth, Greg practiced in the litigation department of Saul Ewing LLP in that firm’s Philadelphia office. Greg currently serves as a Commissioner on the Delaware River Port Authority.

Course(s): State Constitutional Law

Immon Shafiei

​J.D., Drexel University Kline School of Law

Immon Shafiei focuses his practice at Ogletree Deakins on representing employers in labor and employment matters in a wide variety of issues, including litigation involving discrimination, wage and hour issues, retaliation, harassment, and ADA claims before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He is involved in all areas of case management and phases of litigation, including drafting pleadings, responding to discovery, preparing motions, preparing witnesses for depositions and trial testimony, and defending his client’s interests during trial. 

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills

Lori K. Shemtob

J.D., cum laude, Temple University Beasley School of Law
B.A., cum laude, University of Massachusetts

Professor Shemtob is a founding partner of Shemtob Law, P.C. where she concentrates her practice exclusively on divorce, which includes handling matters of equitable distribution, alimony, custody, child and spousal support, prenuptial agreements, property settlement agreement and other family law matters. She is an experienced litigator, having handled hundreds of divorce, custody, child and spousal support, and equitable distribution matters for Delaware Valley residents for over 20 years. Professor Shemtob is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, (AAML), a national honor bestowed on only 67 lawyers in Pennsylvania. In 2016, she was inducted as President of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the AAML. She is one of 14 lawyers in the State certified by the AAML as a family law arbitrator. She is also a family law mediator.

Course(s): Pennsylvania Family Law Practice

Natalie Shute

​J.D., Drexel University Kline School of Law

Natalie Shute currently serves in the Camden County Prosecutor's Office as Special Deputy Attorney General and Acting Assistant Prosecutor.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis & Bar Skills

Leigh M. Skipper

​J.D., Howard University School of Law
B.S., University of Connecticut

Leigh M. Skipper practices in the area of litigation. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Mr. Skipper served as the Chief Federal Defender for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. During his tenure, he oversaw one of the largest federal defender offices in the country and was responsible for the training, strategy and supervision of more than 65 attorneys as well as investigators, technology and administrative support staff in the trial, appellate and capital habeas units. He successfully defended hundreds of cases involving fraud, tax, corruption, drug and other offenses and tried approximately 35 federal jury trials. Mr. Skipper was responsible for the training, management and selection of the attorneys on the Criminal Justice Act Panel and was accountable for all operational matters, including budgetary and personnel decisions.

Mr. Skipper is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and chair of the Public Defender Committee. He is also an adjunct professor at Drexel University School of Law, teaching classes on sentencing and federal criminal law. He is a past president of the Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia and the National Association of Federal Defenders and has served as a past chairman of the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Judicial Selection and Retention Committee.

Mr. Skipper is a 1986 graduate of Howard University School of Law and a graduate of the University of Connecticut.

Course(s): Sentencing Law; Federal Criminal Law

Judy Goldstein Smith

J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professor Smith has been an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania specializing in complex health care, tax, securities, consumer and financial frauds, corruption, terrorism, narcotics and other federal crimes since 1980. She has previously served as an adjunct professor at Villanova University School of Law and Rutgers University School of Law-Camden teaching advanced criminal procedure and criminal litigation courses. She has received numerous Department of Justice awards including the Director's award and awards for her public service.

Course(s): Health Care Fraud & Abuse

Maya Sosnov

J.D., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania Law School​
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Pennsylvania

Professor Sosnov is a career law clerk for Judge Anita B. Brody of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She is also the Internship Program Director of the Supervision to Aid Reentry (“STAR”) Program (a.k.a. “Federal Reentry Court”), and she established the Federal Reentry Court Clinic. Professor Sosnov previously clerked for Chief Judge Theodore A. McKee of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Course(s): Federal Re-Entry Court Practicum

Shanin Specter

J.D., University of Pennsylvania

LL.M., University of Cambridge

B.A., Haverford College

Shanin Specter is a trial lawyer and law professor. As a founding partner of Kline & Specter, he has obtained more than 200 verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million, including jury verdicts of $153 million against a major automaker and $109 million against a Pennsylvania power company. He is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, whose membership is limited to the top 100 plaintiffs’ attorneys in the United States. Beyond winning substantial monetary compensation for his clients, many of Specter’s cases have prompted changes that provide a societal benefit, including improvements to vehicle safety, nursing and hospital procedures, the safe operation of police cars, training for the use of CPR at public institutions, and inspections, and installation and maintenance of utility power lines. Specter is also deeply involved in American legal education, teaching tort and trial courses at UC Hastings College of the Law, Stanford Law School, Drexel University's Kline School of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law and Penn Carey Law School.

Course(s): Torts; How to Ask a Question

Cerys St. John Richter

JD, Temple University Beasley School of Law
MBA, Temple University Fox School of Business
Certificate in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Cornell University
BA, New York University

Professor St. John Richter is an attorney who has specialized in litigation of health law, medical malpractice, and insurance matters in private firm and corporate settings. For over a decade, Ms. St. John Richter has worked in law school administration, first as Director of the Office of Career Services and Chair of the DEI Committee at Temple University Beasley School of Law, and more recently, in strategic, operational, management, and DEIB capacities as Chief of Staff at Drexel University Kline School of Law. Professor St. John Richter also has significant board service and leadership experience, including her service as board President, Chair, and DEIB strategist for multiple non-profit organizations.

Course(s): Foundations of DEIB

Mark Stanisz

​​J.D., Harvard Law School 
M.S., University of Pennsylvania  

Mark Stanisz is assistant general counsel at PJM Interconnection, focusing on regional transmission planning, regulatory compliance, and employment law. He designs and teaches graduate-level financial regulation, aid/accreditation, and student rights courses in Kline's Master of Legal Studies program.

Course(s): Higher Education Institutions: Financial Rules and Regulations

Lindsay Steussy

J.D., Hamline University School of Law
M.L.S., Indiana University – Bloomington
M.A., Indiana University – Bloomington
B.A., St. Olaf College

Professor Steussy is a research and instructional services librarian at the law school's Legal Research Center. Previously, she was a library fellow at Hamline University School of Law. Prior to law school, she worked in technical services at the University of Colorado Libraries in Boulder.

Course(s): Health Law Legal Research, Tax Law Legal Research

Jordan Strauss

J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, Bemis Merit Scholarship
B.A., Hampshire College

Professor Strauss was a Director for Incident Management at the White House National Security Council Staff, a Senior Legal Advisor and the Deputy Justice Attaché for Afghanistan, and the first Director of Preparedness and Response at the United States Department of Justice’s National Security Division – the most senior lawyer devoted to national security crisis and emergency issues. Professor Strauss focuses his practice on investigations, crisis management, and complex problem-solving for entities and individuals. He previously taught at American University’s Washington College of Law. He began his career as a law clerk to Judge Clarence C. Newcomer of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, then joined the United States Department of Justice through the Attorney General's Honors Program.

Course(s): National Security Law

Joanna S. Suder

JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law
BA, St. Mary's College of Maryland

Joanna Suder is a Deputy Attorney General with the State of Delaware. She began her practice prosecuting individuals before their licensing boards before becoming General Counsel to the State's Division of Public Health, a role she has held for the last nine years. Professor Suder currently serves as the Head of the Delaware DOJ's Health Law Unit, serving as the lead attorney for the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services and overseeing seven attorneys and two paralegals. She was the lead health attorney in the state's COVID-19 response.

Course(s): Health Care Business Regulation

Rickeisha Suite

JD, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
MLS, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
BBA, Temple University

Rickeisha (“Keisha”) Suite is a two time alumna of Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law. Upon graduating, she worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. Currently, she is the Assistant Director for Law Admissions and works part-time as an Immigration Attorney.

Course(s): Advanced Legal Analysis and Bar Skills, Introduction to the U.S. Legal System

Joel Sweet

​J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law

Joel Sweet is an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prof. Sweet prosecutes civil cases involving health care, defense contract, and other government fraud, as well as criminally and civilly prosecutes cases involving consumer fraud and money laundering. He lectures regularly on the False Claims Act and consults regularly with federal and state bank examiners, the Federal Trade Commission, the CFPB, and state Attorneys General concerning payment systems fraud and consumer fraud. Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office, Prof. Sweet practiced law at a large Philadelphia-based law firm, specializing in commercial litigation and class action litigation.

Course(s): Health Care Fraud & Abuse

Robert Tomilson

J.D., Washington University School of Law
M.A., University of Illinois
B.A., University of New Hampshire

Professor Tomilson is a member of Clark Hill’s Insurance Practice Group, where he advises both insurers and reinsurers in their transactions as well as disputes involving life, health, disability, personal accident, property, casualty, and annuity products and policies. He regularly represents clients in domestic and international arbitration subject to UNCITRAL, ICC, AAA and ARIAS rules and he has been a testifying expert in such proceedings. Professor Tomilson is an adviser to the American Law Institute for an upcoming treatise, "Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance." He is a published author and was a DAAD-Fulbright Scholar in Regensburg, Germany. Prior to returning to private practice, he was senior counsel at CIGNA Corporation, where he managed all legal aspects of the company's reinsurance operations.

Course(s): Insurance Law

Tracy Tripp

Tracy Tripp was an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia, and supervised the Special Investigations Unit for much of her time there. SIU investigates and prosecutes all forms of municipal corruption, from police-involved violence to correctional abuses and embezzlement to DUIs and domestic violence. Prior to being a DA, she was a Public Defender, advocating for the indigent criminally accused and incarcerated in Philadelphia county. An alum, Tripp also co-oped and interned for Community Legal Services and the Federal Community Defender for the Easter District of PA while in law school.

Course(s): Criminal Legal System Reform

Joel C. Trotter

​J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law
B.A., University of Pennsylvania

Joel serves as Assistant General Counsel for GlaxoSmithKline where he practices pharmaceutical and FDA regulatory law. Joel's responsibilities include advising global and US-based senior management and other internal stakeholders on prescription drug marketing and sales, contract management and operations, trade strategy and eCommerce, channel operations, regulatory affairs, payer marketing, environmental health and safety, and manufacturing operations.

Course(s): Legal Regulation of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Sales and Marketing Practices

James Waldenberger

​JD, Villanova University School of Law
BA, Villanova University
Fellow, Temple University Academy of Advocacy

I am a trial lawyer in my twentieth year of practice. I am a partner at Kline & Specter and represent catastrophically injured individuals in various types of cases, including medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, products liability, premises liability, and medical devices. I have tried approximately twenty-five jury trials as lead counsel. I have obtained multiple six- and seven-figure jury verdicts in my clients' favor. I have tried cases throughout Pennsylvania, as well as in New Jersey and Massachusetts.

Course(s): Introduction to Trial Advocacy

Marguerite Weese

LL.M., Villanova University
J.D., Villanova University
B.A., University of Maryland
B.S., University of Maryland

Marguerite is an Administrative Vice President at Wilmington Trust (an M&T Bank Company). She serves as the National Director of Fiduciary Planning and as such is responsible for the development and delivery of strategic advice offerings for clients of Wilmington Trust and M&T Emerald Advisory Services. She provides families and business owners with personal wealth planning and fiduciary services to assist them in the design and implementation of their estate, business succession, and family legacy plans. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust, Marguerite worked in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Personal Financial Services Tax group.

Course(s): Estate Planning

Julie A. Werner-Simon

​J.D., University of Wisconsin
LL.M., Southwestern Law School

Julie A. Werner-Simon ("JAWS") was a federal prosecutor for over a quarter-century, in Los Angeles and Alaska, and before that she held the job of an Assistant District Attorney specializing in sexual assault cases. During her federal service, she served the United States in positions which included: Deputy Chief of the Organized Crime Strike Force and Senior Litigation Counsel of the White-Collar Crimes section.

Course(s): Marijuana Cannabis Law

Rashida T. West

​J.D., Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law
B.A., Yale University​

Professor West is the director for Pro Bono and Public Interest Programs at the law school. Previously, she was staff attorney at the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia. Professor West also was an Independence Foundation Public Interest Law Fellow.

Course(s): Children and the Law

Mischa Wheat

JD, Drexel University Kline School of Law
BA, Temple University

Prior to joining the Kline School of Law, Mischa was an associate at Stradley Ronon, representing clients in complex litigation, bankruptcy matters, governmental investigations, and data breach responses. He advised clients on U.S. and international privacy law, data governance, financial and insurance regulations, and the use of artificial intelligence. Mischa received his JD from the Kline School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and served as an executive editor of Drexel Law Review.

Course(s): Introduction to U.S. Legal System; Legal Research & Analysis

Neal G. Wiley

​J.D., Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
M.A., University of California–Santa Barbara
B.A, University of California–Santa Barbara

Neal Wiley is an associate attorney at Alexander & Pelli, LLC. His practice focuses on estate planning, trust and estate administration, and Orphans' Court litigation. He writes on topics including legal history and trust and estate law.

Course(s): Thesis I: Scholarly Legal Writing

Reid Willis

JD, Wayne State University School of Law
PhD, University of Chicago
BS, Purdue University

I am currently serving as Expert Counsel at The Dow Chemical Company, where I support businesses in Midland, MI and Collegeville, PA. I have been practicing law as in-house counsel - first as a Patent Agent, then as a Patent Attorney - for nearly 30 years. I specialize in drafting, prosecuting, and obtaining patents worldwide. Prior to that time, I was a chemist at The Dow Chemical Company. I have a lovely wife, Orna, two lovely daughters, Shiri and Nina, and two lovely grandchildren, Nomi and Ruben.

Course(s): Patent Prosecution

Thomas S. Wyatt

​JD, University of California, Berkeley School of Law

As a partner at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel, Tom Wyatt leads the municipal infrastructure and services practice area. He represents local governments and municipal authorities with infrastructure-related matters, such as regulatory compliance, bulk sale, and services contract negotiations, and water and wastewater system purchases and sales. His prior experience with North America’s largest water and wastewater company, as well as his involvement in the purchases and sales of the water and sewer systems in numerous Pennsylvania counties gives him an industry-leading familiarity with the complexities of these transactions.

Course(s): State and Local Government Law