Browse by Area of Expertise

The New York Law School Experts Guide lists professors who can assist members of the media with insights and observations about diverse areas of expertise. Browse the list of faculty by topic and click on the expert’s name to see a biography and publications.

Journalists: To reach our faculty experts, please call the Office of Marketing and Communications at 212.431.2872 or email communications@nyls.edu.

Abortion
Carlin Meyer
Nadine Strossen

Administrative Law
Lenni B. Benson
Michael Botein
David Schoenbrod

Advertising & Law
Carlin Meyer

Affirmative Action
Deborah N. Archer
David Chang
Nadine Strossen

AIDS
Arthur S. Leonard

Alternative Dispute Resolution
F. Peter Phillips
Kris Franklin
Lawrence M. Grosberg
Carlin Meyer

Antitrust
Michael Botein
Rudolph J. R. Peritz

Appellate Advocacy
Susan J. Abraham

Arbitration
Michael Botein
Carlin Meyer

Banking Law
Houman B. Shadab

Bankruptcy
Ann F. Thomas
Marshall Tracht

Bar Exam and Admission
Lawrence M. Grosberg

Business Structures
Ann F. Thomas

Capital Punishment
Robert Blecker

Children and the Law 
Stephen A. Newman (incl. child custody, juvenile justice)

China
Lung-chu Chen

Church-State Separation
Nadine Strossen
Ruti G. Teitel

Civil Law
Edward A. Purcell Jr.

Civil Rights
Lawrence M. Grosberg
Richard D. Marsico
Nadine Strossen
Erika L. Wood

Commercial Transactions
James Brook

Communications Law
Michael Botein

Comparative Law
Lloyd Bonfield
Sadiq Reza
Ruti G. Teitel

Competition Policy
Rudolph J. R. Peritz

Complex Litigation
Deborah N. Archer
Edward A. Purcell Jr.

Computers and Information Technology
Eugene Cerruti
Carlin Meyer
Rudolph J. R. Peritz
Beth Simone Noveck
Richard K. Sherwin

Constitutional law
David Chang
Stephen J. Ellmann (war powers and terrorism)
Doni Gewirtzman
Jethro K. Lieberman
Nadine Strossen
Ruti G. Teitel

Consumer Law
Stephen A. Newman

Contracts
Jeffrey J. Haas
Arthur S. Leonard
Rudolph J. R. Peritz
Houman B. Shadab

Copyright
Richard Chused

Corporate Governance and Finance
Jeffrey J. Haas
Carlin Meyer
Ann F. Thomas

Credit
James Brook (including credit cards, checks, and debt collection.)

Criminal Law and Procedure
Susan J. Abraham
Robert Blecker
Frank A. Bress
Eugene Cerruti
Randolph N. Jonakait
Michael L. Perlin (criminal defense)
Sadiq Reza
Rebecca Roiphe
Richard K. Sherwin
Erika L. Wood (criminal justice policy)

Damages
David Schoenbrod

Death Penalty
Robert Blecker
Michael L. Perlin (mental status defenses and mitigation.)

Derivatives
Houman B. Shadab

Discrimination (see also: gay and lesbian issues, housing, immigration, race and the law, reproductive rights, women and the law)
Deborah N. Archer
David Chang
Kris Franklin
Arthur S. Leonard
Richard D. Marsico
Erika L. Wood

DNA
Randolph N. Jonakait
Jacob S. Sherkow

Education Law & Policy
Richard D. Marsico

Employment Law
Arthur S. Leonard
Carlin Meyer
Erika L. Wood

Empirical Methods/Qualitative Analysis
Ari Ezra Waldman

Entrapment
Robert Blecker

Environmental Law
Ross Sandler
David Schoenbrod

Estates
William P. LaPiana

Ethics, Legal
Robert Blecker
Carol A. Buckler
Stephen J. Ellmann
Rebecca Roiphe
Richard K. Sherwin

Euthanasia
Stephen A. Newman

Evidence
Susan J. Abraham
Randolph N. Jonakait

Family Law
Richard Chused
Kris Franklin
Carlin Meyer
Stephen A. Newman

Federal Communications Commission
Michael Botein

Federal Courts
Edward A. Purcell Jr

Federalism
Edward A. Purcell Jr
David Schoenbrod
Nadine Strossen

Feminist Law (see also: women and the law)
Kris Franklin
Carlin Meyer

Finance
Andrew R. Berman (real estate finance)
Jeffrey J. Haas (corporate finance)
Ronald H. Filler
Houman B. Shadab

Financial Modernization
Houman B. Shadab

Financial Regulation
Ronald H. Filler
Houman B. Shadab

First Amendment (see also: free speech)
David Chang
Jethro K. Lieberman
Carlin Meyer (commercial and advertising speech)
Nadine Strossen
Ruti G. Teitel (religion)

Foreign Law
Lung-chu Chen
Ruti G. Teitel (comparative law)

Forensics
Randolph N. Jonakait

Free Speech
David Chang
Jethro K. Lieberman
Carlin Meyer (commercial and advertising speech)
Nadine Strossen
Ari Ezra Waldman (anonymity) 

Gay and Lesbian Issues
David Chang
Kris Franklin
Doni Gewirtzman
Arthur S. Leonard
William P. LaPiana
Nadine Strossen
Ari Ezra Waldman

Gender Issues
Richard Chused
Kris Franklin

Genocide
Ruti G. Teitel

Government (New York city and state)
Anthony W. Crowell
Ross Sandler

Harassment, Sexual
Arthur S. Leonard
Carlin Meyer
Nadine Strossen

Hate Crimes
Nadine Strossen

Hedge Funds
Houman B. Shadab

History, Legal
Robert Blecker
R. B. Bernstein
Richard Chused
William P. LaPiana
Rebecca Roiphe
Edward A. Purcell Jr.

Holocaust
Michael Botein
Ruti G. Teitel

Housing
Andrew R. Berman
Edward A. Purcell Jr.

Human Rights
Lung-chu Chen (Taiwan, China)
Stephen J. Ellmann (terrorism; South Africa and apartheid)
Michael L. Perlin (mental disability)
Ruti G. Teitel (Europe, South America, genocide)

Immigration
Lenni B. Benson (contact at 917.596.3523)

Income Tax
Richard C. E. Beck
Ann F. Thomas

Injunctions
David Schoenbrod

Insanity Defense
Michael L. Perlin

Intellectual Property
Rudolph J. R. Peritz
Beth Simone Noveck
Jacob S. Sherkow

Internal Revenue Service (income tax)
Richard C.E. Beck
Ann F. Thomas

International Law
Lung-chu Chen
Michael L. Perlin (human rights and mental disability)
Ruti G. Teitel

Internet
Jeffrey J. Haas (stock offerings)
Carlin Meyer (freedom of speech)
Beth Simone Noveck (civil liberties, international)
Nadine Strossen (civil liberties)
Ari Ezra Waldman (privacy, harassment, freedom of speech)

Interpreters in the Courtroom
Camille Broussard

Investing
Jeffrey J. Haas
Houman B. Shadab

Investment Advisors
Jeffrey J. Haas

Islamic Law
Sadiq Reza

Jefferson, Thomas
R. B. Bernstein

Journalism, Legal
Jethro K. Lieberman

Juries
Randolph N. Jonakait
Richard K. Sherwin

Jurisprudence
Kris Franklin
Richard K. Sherwin

Labor Law
Arthur S. Leonard
Carlin Meyer

Land Use
Andrew R. Berman
Richard Chused

Landlord and Tenant Law
Andrew R. Berman
Kris Franklin

Lawyering Skills
Deborah N. Archer
Frank A. Bress
Carol A. Buckler
Stephen J. Ellmann
Kris Franklin
Lawrence M. Grosberg
Mariana Hogan
Michael L. Perlin
Erika L. Wood

Legal Education
Deborah N. Archer
Kris Franklin
Lawrence M. Grosberg
William P. LaPiana
Rebecca Roiphe

Legal Profession
Rebecca Roiphe

Legal Writing
David Epstein
Anne Goldstein
Sandra K. Janin ’75
Jethro K. Lieberman
Lynn Boepple Su
Erika L. Wood

Liability
Randolph N. Jonakait

Limited Liability Companies
Jeffrey J. Haas
Ann F. Thomas

Litigiousness
Jethro K. Lieberman

Marriage and Tax Law
Richard C.E. Beck
Ann F. Thomas

Media
Michael Botein
Carlin Meyer (V-chips, movie/Internet ratings)
Beth Simone Noveck (comparative)
Richard K. Sherwin (effect of media on law)

Mediation
F. Peter Phillips
Lawrence M. Grosberg
Carlin Meyer

Mental Health
Michael L. Perlin

Mergers and Acquisitions
Jeffrey J. Haas

Microsoft Antitrust Litigation
Rudolph J. R. Peritz

Middle Eastern Law
Sadiq Reza

Military Law
Ari Ezra Waldman

Mortgages
Andrew R. Berman

Mutual Funds
Jeffrey J. Haas
Houman B. Shadab

National Security
Stephen J. Ellmann
Nadine Strossen
Sadiq Reza

Neuroscience and Law
Carlin Meyer
Michael L. Perlin

Not-for-Profit Organizations
Ann F. Thomas

New York City Law
Anthony W. Crowell
Ross Sandler

New York Law School (background/history)
communications@nyls.edu

Online Teaching
Michael L. Perlin

Patents
Jacob S. Sherkow

Political Theory and Law
Jethro K. Lieberman

Popular Culture and the Law
Randolph N. Jonakait
Carlin Meyer
Richard K. Sherwin

Pornography
Michael Botein
Carlin Meyer
Nadine Strossen

Prisons and Punishment
Robert Blecker

Privacy
Sadiq Reza

Property
Andrew R. Berman
Richard Chused
William P. LaPiana
Jacob S. Sherkow

Public Education
Richard D. Marsico

Psychology and Psychiatry and Law
Michael L. Perlin

Race and the Law
Deborah N. Archer

Real Estate (property)
Andrew R. Berman (property and development)
Richard Chused
Gerald Korngold
William P. LaPiana
Marshall Tracht

Regulation
Michael Botein
Rudolph J. R. Peritz
David Schoenbrod

Regulatory agencies
Michael Botein

Religion
Stephen A. Newman
Nadine Strossen
Ruti G. Teitel

Remedies
David Schoenbrod

Reproductive Rights
Carlin Meyer
Nadine Strossen

Research (legal)
Camille Broussard
William R. Mills

“Right to Die”
Stephen A. Newman
Nadine Strossen

Securities Regulation and Litigation
Jeffrey J. Haas
Ronald H. Filler
Howard S. Meyers
Houman B. Shadab

Securities and Securitization
Jeffrey J. Haas
Ronald H. Filler
Howard S. Meyers
Houman B. Shadab

South African Law & Politics
Stephen J. Ellmann

Social Sciences and the Law
Ari Ezra Waldman

Tax
Alan Appel (and International Tax)
Ann F. Thomas

Terrorism
Stephen J. Ellmann
Nadine Strossen
Sadiq Reza

Thailand
Frank W. Munger

Torts
Ross Sandler

Trial Procedure
Frank A. Bress
Eugene Cerruti
Mariana Hogan
Randolph N. Jonakait

Trial Skills
Susan J. Abraham

Visual Law (visual evidence and visual advocacy)
Richard K. Sherwin

Voting Rights/Election Law
Deborah N. Archer
Erika L. Wood

War Powers
Stephen J. Ellmann
Nadine Strossen

Women and the Law
Carol A. Buckler
Richard Chused
Kris Franklin
Carlin Meyer
Nadine Strossen