John Marshall Harlan Visiting Professor
Created by New York Law School to bring distinguished visiting scholars to the School for a semester or academic year, this professorship has been held by:
John Hart Ely, Stanford Law School
Jeffrey O’Connell, University of Virginia School of Law
Michael Perry, Northwestern University School of Law
Harry H. Wellington, Yale Law School
G. Edward White, University of Virginia Law School
Peter H. Schuck, Yale Law School
Established with the support of the Martin Foundation, Inc., in memory of Lester Martin. The incumbent is Professor James F. Simon, formerly dean of the Law School. This professorship has been held on a visiting basis by:
Charles Morgan, American Civil Liberties Union
Robert Foster, Dean, University of South Carolina School of Law
Hon. Edward D. Re, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of International Trade
Norman Dorsen, New York University School of Law
Arthur Kinoy, Rutgers University School of Law
William Kunstler, Center for Constitutional Rights
Joseph Solomon Professorships
Two chairs were established through the generosity of the late Dr. Solomon, ’27, who was a leading practitioner in the field of wills, trusts, and estates:
Joseph Solomon Distinguished Professorship of Law
Incumbent: Edward A. Purcell Jr., since 2000.
Rita and Joseph Solomon Professorship of Wills, Trusts, and
Incumbent: William P. LaPiana, since 1993.
C.V. Starr Professorship of the Law of International Trade and
Established by the Starr Foundation in memory of its founder, the late C.V. Starr.
Incumbent: Sydney M. Cone, III, director of the Center for International Law, since 1996.
Ernst C. Stiefel Comparative and International Law
Established by Ernst Stiefel to support new projects and initiatives in the areas of comparative and international law, this program supports symposia, visiting lectureships, scholarships, and faculty research activities.
Ernst C. Stiefel Professorship in
Established in 1996 by Ernst C. Stiefel, a leading practitioner of international and comparative law who was counsel to Coudert Brothers.
Incumbent: Professor Ruti Teitel.
Otto Walter Lecture in International Law
This lecture series was established by New York Law School to honor its distinguished alumnus and benefactor, the late Otto Walter '54, who founded Walter, Conston, Alexander & Green, PC, a firm that became well-known for its specialized practice in transnational law and would later merge with Alston & Bird, LLP. At the time of his death in 2003, Dr. Walter was senior counsel at the firm.
The Sidney Shainwald Public Interest Lecture Series
The Sidney Shainwald Public Interest Lecture Series, established in 2004, is a tribute to Sidney Shainwald, an impassioned advocate for social justice who worked for Consumers Union from 1937 to 1982. The series honors Mr. Shainwald’s life and work by bringing public interest and consumer advocates together, and is also intended to encourage students to consider public interest work as a viable and exciting career choice.