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
Nadine Strossen

Administrative Law
Lenni B. Benson
David Schoenbrod

Affirmative Action
Deborah N. Archer
David Chang
Nadine Strossen

AIDS
Arthur S. Leonard

Alternative Dispute Resolution
F. Peter Phillips
Kris Franklin

Antitrust
Rudolph J. R. Peritz

Appellate Advocacy
Susan J. Abraham

Arbitration
Ronald H. Filler
F. Peter Phillips

Asset Management
Ronald H. Filler

Banking Law
Ronald H. Filler
Houman B. Shadab

Bankruptcy
Ronald H. Filler
Ann F. Thomas
Marshall Tracht

Bitcoins
Ronald H. Filler
Houman B. Shadab

Brokerage Firms
Ronald H. Filler

Business Structures
Ronald H. Filler
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
Deborah N. Archer
Richard D. Marsico
Nadine Strossen
Erika L. Wood

Commercial Transactions
Stacy-Ann Elvy

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
Rudolph J. R. Peritz
Beth Simone Noveck
Richard K. Sherwin

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

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

Copyright
Richard Chused
Ari Ezra Waldman

Corporate Governance and Finance
Tamara C. Belinfanti
Jeffrey J. Haas
Ann F. Thomas

Criminal Law and Procedure
Susan J. Abraham
Robert Blecker
Frank A. Bress
Eugene Cerruti
Sadiq Reza
Rebecca Roiphe
Richard K. Sherwin
Daniel A. Warshawsky
Erika L. Wood (criminal justice policy)

Cross Border Regulatory Issues
Ronald H. Filler

Damages
David Schoenbrod

Death Penalty
Robert Blecker

Derivatives
Ronald H. Filler
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
Jacob S. Sherkow

Education Law & Policy
Richard D. Marsico

Employment Law
Arthur S. Leonard
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
Rebecca Roiphe
Richard K. Sherwin

Evidence
Susan J. Abraham

Family Law
Richard Chused
Kris Franklin

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

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

Financial Services – Litigation
Ronald H. Filler

Financial Services – U.S. and International
Ronald H. Filler

First Amendment (see also: free speech)
David Chang
Nadine Strossen
Ruti G. Teitel (religion)

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

Free Speech
David Chang
Nadine Strossen
Ari Ezra Waldman (anonymity) 

Futures/Commodities
Ronald H. Filler

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
Nadine Strossen

Hate Crimes
Nadine Strossen

Hedge Funds
Ronald H. Filler
Houman B. Shadab

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

Holocaust
Ruti G. Teitel

Housing
Edward A. Purcell Jr.

Human Rights
Lung-chu Chen (Taiwan, China)
Stephen J. Ellmann (terrorism; South Africa and apartheid)
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

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

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

International Law
Lung-chu Chen
Ruti G. Teitel

Internet
Jeffrey J. Haas (stock offerings)
Beth Simone Noveck (civil liberties, international)
Nadine Strossen (civil liberties)
Ari Ezra Waldman (privacy, harassment, data tracking and “data mining”)

Interpreters in the Courtroom
Camille Broussard

Investing
Ronald H. Filler
Jeffrey J. Haas
Houman B. Shadab

Investment Advisors
Jeffrey J. Haas

Islamic Law
Sadiq Reza

Jefferson, Thomas
R. B. Bernstein

Juries
Richard K. Sherwin

Jurisprudence
Kris Franklin
Richard K. Sherwin

Labor Law
Arthur S. Leonard

Land Use
Richard Chused

Landlord and Tenant Law
Kris Franklin

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

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

Legal Profession
Rebecca Roiphe

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

Limited Liability Companies
Jeffrey J. Haas
Ann F. Thomas

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

Media
Michael Botein
Beth Simone Noveck (comparative)
Richard K. Sherwin (effect of media on law)

Mediation
F. Peter Phillips

Mergers and Acquisitions
Ronald H. Filler
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
Ronald H. Filler
Jeffrey J. Haas
Houman B. Shadab

National Security
Stephen J. Ellmann
Nadine Strossen
Sadiq Reza

Neuroscience and Law
Jacob S. Sherkow

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

Patents
Jacob S. Sherkow

Popular Culture and the Law
Richard K. Sherwin

Pornography
Nadine Strossen

Prisons and Punishment
Robert Blecker

Privacy
Sadiq Reza
Ari Ezra Waldman

Property
Richard Chused
William P. LaPiana
Jacob S. Sherkow

Public Education
Richard D. Marsico

Race and the Law
Deborah N. Archer

Real Estate (property)
Richard Chused
Gerald Korngold
William P. LaPiana
Marshall Tracht

Regulation
Ronald H. Filler
Rudolph J. R. Peritz

David Schoenbrod

Religion
Nadine Strossen
Ruti G. Teitel

Remedies
David Schoenbrod

Reproductive Rights
Nadine Strossen

Research (legal)
Camille Broussard
William R. Mills

“Right to Die”
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

Swaps and OTC Derivatives
Ronald H. Filler

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

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
Nadine Strossen