Cynara Hermes McQuillan ’03
Visiting Professor of Law Assistant Dean for Bar Success
Cynara Hermes McQuillan ’03 returned to NYLS to teach Legal Practice in 2016. Prof. McQuillan was formerly the Assistant Director of Bar Programs and Academic Development at Touro Law Center where she provided academic counseling, bar tutoring, and other academic support. In 2009 Prof. McQuillan served as the Administrative Fellow to the Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program for College Students, a pipeline program at St. John’s University School of Law that seeks to increase racial and socioeconomic diversity in the legal profession. Prof. McQuillan is committed to pipeline programs. She was a member of the New York City Bar Diversity Pipeline Initiatives Committee and was a founding Board member of the Charter High School for Law and Social Justice in the Bronx. Prior to entering academia, Prof. McQuillan was a senior associate in the Litigation Department at Proskauer Rose LLP where she maintained a general commercial litigation practice.