Adjunct Faculty

Ann Schofield Baker

B.A., 1993, University of Toronto; J.D., 1997, New York Law School
Principal at McKool Smith specializing in national copyright and trademark litigation practice
Trial Advocacy, Mediation and Conflict Management
E: ann.baker@nyls.edu

Robert Baum

J.D., Syracuse University College of Law
Attorney, Federal Defenders of New York
Trial Advocacy
E: robert.baum@nyls.edu

Andrew Berman

Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law
Director, Institute for In-House Counsel
T: 212.431.2114
O: E713, 185 West Broadway
Center for Real Estate Studies Capstone I and II
E: andrew.berman@nyls.edu
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Adele Bernhard

B.A., 1972 New York University College of Arts and Science; J.D., 1976, New York University School of Law

Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law
T: 212-431-2813
O: E819, 185 West Broadway
Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic
E: adele.bernhard@nyls.edu

Susan Blank

B.S., 1983, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.D., 1987, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Assistant Commissioner, New York City Department of Health
Environmental Health Law Clinic, NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
E: susan.blank@nyls.edu

Audry Carr

B.A., 1986, Earlham College; M.B.A., 1994, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; J.D., 1997, St. Mary’s University School of Law
Director of Immigration and Special Programs, Legal Services NYC
Veterans Justice Clinic
E: audry.carr@nyls.edu

Raymond Castello

B.A., 1974, Dartmouth College; J.D., 1977, Yale Law School
Advocacy of Criminal Cases
E: raymond.castello@nyls.edu

Claudine Caracciolo

B.A., 1993, James Madison University; M.A., 1995, Columbia University; J.D., 2004, Fordham Law School
Assistant District Attorney, Quality of Life Unit, New York County District Attorney’s Office
Criminal Prosecution Clinic – NY County
E: claudine.caracciolo@nyls.edu

The Honorable Margaret Clancy

B.A., 1977, Marymount Manhattan College; J.D., 1980, Cornell University
Court of Claims Judge, Acting Supreme Court Justice, NY State Supreme Court, Bronx County, Criminal Division
Trial Advocacy
E: margaret.clancy@nyls.edu

Anna Cominsky

B.A., 2002, Rutgers College; J.D., 2005, New York Law School
Supervising Attorney and Adjunct Professor of Law
Criminal Defense Clinic, Advocacy of Criminal Cases , Deposition Skills, Intensive Trial and Advocacy Skills
E: anna.cominsky@nyls.edu

The Honorable Paul E. Davison

A.B., 1980, Harvard College; J.D., 1985, New York University School of Law
US Magistrate Judge, U.S. Southern District, New York
Trial Advocacy
E: paul.davison@nyls.edu

Joanne Doroshow

B.A., 1976, University of Rochester; J.D., 1979, Temple University School of Law
Founder, President, and Executive Director, Center for Justice and Democracy, New York Law School
Civil Justice Through the Courts Clinic
E: joanne.doroshow@nyls.edu

Donna Dougherty

B.A., 1979, State University of New York at Oneonta; J.D., 1986, Union University
Director, Legal Services for the Elderly in Queens
Negotiating, Counseling, and Interviewing
E: donna.dougherty@nyls.edu

Lisa Del Pizzo

B.A., 1992, SUNY Binghampton; J.D., 1995, Boston College
NY County District Attorney’s Office, Deputy Bureau Chief, Trial Division
Trial Advocacy
E: lisa.delpizzo@nyls.edu

Jeffrey Ferguson

B.A., 1975, SUNY at Stony Brook; J.D., 1982, New York Law School
Criminal Prosecution Clinic, NY County
E: jeffrey.furguson@nyls.edu

Marc Firestone

B.A., 1981, Washington & Lee University; J.D., 1985, Tulane University School of Law
Senior Vice President and General Counsel,  Philip Morris International
European Union Business Law
E: marc.firestone@nyls.edu

Genesis Fisher

B.A., 2000, Smith College; J.D., 2006, New York University School of Law
Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society: Criminal Defense Practice
Negotiating, Counseling, & Interviewing
E: genesis.fisher@nyls.edu

The Honorable Paul G. Gardephe

B.A., 1979, M.A., 1979, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 1982, Columbia University
U.S. Courthouse, Southern District
Trial Advocacy
E: paul.gardephe@nyls.edu

Barbara Graves-Poller

B.A., 1996, University of Pittsburgh; M.A., 2000, New York University; J.D., 2004, New York University
Negotiating, Counseling, and Interviewing
E: barbara.graves-poller@nyls.edu

Katherine Greenberg

B.A., 2004,Vassar College; J.D., 2010, New York University
Staff Attorney, The Legal Aid Society
Clinical Year
E: katherine.greenberg@nyls.edu

Charles Guria

B.A., 1982, Dartmouth College; J.D., 1986, New York Law School
Chief of Civil Rights and Police Integrity, Rackets Division, Kings County District Attorney’s Office
Criminal Prosecution Clinic, Kings County
E: charles.guria@nyls.edu

Amy Hare

B.A., Duke University; J.D., New York University School of Law
Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney’s Office; Trial Advocacy Society Adviser, New York University School of Law
Criminal Prosecution Clinic, New York County
E: amy.hare@nyls.edu

Christopher Hill

B.A., 1992, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 2000, Tulane Law School
Deputy Director of Legal Training, New York County District Attorney’s Office
Criminal Prosecution Clinic, New York County
E: christopher.hill@nyls.edu

Nina Jody

J.D., 1983, New York Law School
Assistant Deputy Division Chief, Tort Division, New York City Law Department
Municipal Litigation Defense Clinic and City Law Seminar
E: nina.jody@nyls.edu

Pete Kempner

B.A., 1996, State University of New York at Purchase; M.A., 1998, George Washington University; J.D., 2001, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Director Veterans Justice Project and Deputy Director Housing Unit, Legal Services NYC – Brooklyn Programs
Veterans Justice Clinic
E: peter.kemper@nyls.edu

Stephen Louis

A.B., 1980, Columbia University; J.D., 1980, Columbia Law School
Chief, Division of Legal Counsel, New York City Law Department
Clinical Year
E: stephen.louis@nyls.edu

Michael Marcin

B.S.E. (Electrical Engineering), University of Pennsylvania, 1989; J.D., 1997, Fordham University School of Law
Partner, Fay Kaplun & Marcin
Patent Trademark Office Clinic
E: michael.marcin@nyls.edu

Kimberly Maynard

B.A., 2002, Michigan State University, 2009; J.D., Duke University School of Law
PTO Trademark Clinic
E:Kimberly.Maynard@nyls.edu

John Meringolo

B.S., 1996; M.S., 1998, Long Island University; J.D., 1999, New York Law School
Proprietor, Meringolo & Associates, P.C.
Trial Advocacy
E: john.meringolo@nyls.edu

Johanna Miller

B.S., 2005, University of Florida; J.D., 2008, New York Law School
Advocacy Director, New York Civil Liberties Union
Legislative Advocacy Clinic
E: johanna.miller@nyls.edu

The Honorable William T. Mogulescu

A.B., 1964, Clark University; LL.B., 1967, New York University
Acting Justice, New York State Supreme Court, Bronx County
Trial Advocacy
E: william.mogulescu@nyls.edu

Avraham C. Moskowitz

B.A., 1977, Yeshiva University; J.D., 1980, Columbia University
Partner, Moskowitz & Book, LLP.
Trial Advocacy
E: avraham.moskowitz@nyls.edu

F. Peter Phillips

Director, Alternative Dispute Resolution Skills Program
T: 212.431.2100 ext. 4422
O: C326, 185 West Broadway
Negotiation: Theory and Practice; Alternative Dispute Resolution
E: f.peter.phillips@nyls.edu
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Samantha Pownall

B.A. 2004, Oberlin College; J.D. 2011, New York Law School
Education Law Clinic
E: Samantha.Pownall@nyls.edu

Andrew Santa Ana

B.A., 2001, State University of New York at Binghamton.,2007 J.D., City University of New York School of Law
Cyberharassment Clinic
E: Andrew.Sta.Ana@nyls.edu

Andrew Scherer

Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law
Policy Direc­tor of the Impact Center for Public Interest Law
T:(212) 431-2144
E: andrew.scherer@nyls.edu
O: E407, 185 West Broadway

Civil Rights Clinic

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Corinne Schiff

B.A., 1989, Brown University., J.D., Georgetown University
Director of Special Projects, New York City Division of Environmental Health
Clinical Year
E: corinne.schiff@nyls.edu

Sonja Shield

B.A., 1997, Swarthmore College; M.S.W., 2004, New York University Ehrenkranz School of Social Work; J.D., 2005, New York University School of Law
Union President, Legal Services Staff Association, NOLSW/UAW 2320
Negotiating, Counseling, and Interviewing
E: sonja.shield@nyls.edu

Lawton Squires

B.A., 1980, State University of New York at Oneonta; J.D., 1983, New York Law School
Herzfeld & Rubin, P.C.
Course: Trial Advocacy
E: lawton.squires@nyls.edu

Peter Strauss

Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law

Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLC
Elder Law and Aging in America

Elder Law Clinic
T: 212.431.2196
E: Peter.Strauss@nyls.edu
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Claire Thomas

B.A., 2004, University of Chicago; M.S., 2008, New York University; J.D., 2011,New York Law School
Director of Training, Safe Passage Project, New York Law School
Course: Asylum Clinic 
E: claire.thomas@nyls.edu

Lilly Vaamonde

B.S., 1987, Tufts University, J.D., 1991, University of Miami School of Law
Training Director, The Legal Aid Society Civil Practice
Clinical Year
E: lilly.vaamonde@nyls.edu

Alan Vinegrad

B.S., 1980, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 1984, New York University
Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Trial Advocacy
E: alan.vinegrad@nyls.edu

Susan Walsh

B.A., 1990, Tufts University; J.D., 1996, George Washington University
Partner, Vladeck, Raskin & Clark, P.C.
Advocacy of Criminal Cases
E: susan.walsh@nyls.edu

The Honorable Patricia A. Williams

B.A., 1965, Cornell University; M.A., 1967 Columbia University; J.D., 1972, Yale University
Former Acting Justice, NY State Supreme Court, Bronx  County
Trial Advocacy
E: patricia.williams@nyls.edu