Beth L. Haas
Beth Haas directs and oversees the online and residential Master of Legal Studies program, related graduate certifications and two LLM programs.
Upon joining the faculty in 2010, Dean Haas developed the law school's first online courses: Evidence and Professional Responsibility, which she continues to teach.
In 2014, she received the Outstanding Online Faculty Award from Drexel University Online. From 2015 to 2018, she served as a Faculty Fellow to the University’s Online Learning Council.
Dean Haas is a former partner with Blank Rome, LLP, where her practice focused on aviation litigation, product liability defense and toxic torts. She maintained an extensive federal and state court practice, with particular emphasis on liability defense of high-profile aviation accidents and related insurance coverage and risk management issues. She also handled numerous environmental contamination and product liability claims on behalf of a multi-national chemical company.
She is a member of the American Bar Association's Tort and Insurance Practice Section and the National Association for Law Placement.
She received her JD from Villanova University School of Law, where she was an associate editor of the Villanova Law Review.
Dean Haas is active in the local non-profit community. Most recently, she served on the board of Living Beyond Breast Cancer from 2011 to 2018.