Business Law Faculty

Here at American University Washington College of Law, we take the notion of teaching-scholar very seriously and that is why we are home to the most brilliant, dedicated group of faculty.

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Nancy Abramowitz

Professor of Practice of Law

Director of the Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic

 

Specializations: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Law, Employment Discrimination Law, Tax Law

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Padideh Ala'i

Professor of Law Faculty Director, International Legal Studies

 

Specializations: Business Law, International Business Law, International Commercial Arbitration, International / Comparative Law, International Trade Law

Kenneth Anderson
 

Kenneth Anderson

Professor of Law  

Specializations: Business Law, Intellectual Property, International Business Law, International / Comparative Law, Internet and Computer Law, National Security Law, Technology Law

Jonas Anderson
 

Jonas Anderson

Professor of Law  

Specializations: Intellectual Property, Patent Law, Property Law, Trade Secrets

Jonathan Baker
 

Jonathan B. Baker

Research Professor of Law

Specializations: Antitrust Law, Intellectual Property

Burlow Burke
 

Barlow Burke

Professor of Law

John S. Myers and Alvina Reckman Myers Scholar

Specializations: Real Estate Law

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Susan Bennett

Professor of Law

Director of the Community & Economic Development Law Clinic  

Specializations: Business Law, Clinical Legal Education, Community Development Law, Housing Law, Poverty Law, Public Interest Law, Social Entrepreneurship

Jonathan Baker
 

Michael W. Carroll

Professor of Law

Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property

Specializations: Contracts, Copyright Law, Privacy Law, Intellectual Property, International Intellectual Property, Internet and Computer Law, Law and Government, Technology Law

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Susan Carle

Professor of Law  

Specializations: Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination Law, Law and Government, Professional Responsibility

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John (Bernie) Corr

Professor of Law

Specializations: Bankruptcy / Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights, Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws

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Walter Effross

Professor of Law  

Specializations: Bankruptcy / Creditors’ and Debtors’ Rights, Business Law, Commercial and Related Consumer Law, Intellectual Property, Internet and Computer Law, Social Entrepreneurship, Technology Law

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Christine Haight Farley

Professor of Law

 Specializations: Art Law, Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, International Intellectual Property, Internet and Computer Law, Trademark Law, Technology Law

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Susan D. Franck

Professor of Law  

Specializations: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Law, Civil Procedure, Conflict of Laws, Constitutional Law, Gender and the Law, International Business Law, International Trade Law, Law and Economics, Law and the Social Sciences, Professional Responsibility, Law and Development

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Jonathan D. Grossberg

Practitioner-in-Residence, Janet R. Spragens Federal Tax Clinic  

Specializations: Business Law, Clinical Legal Education, Tax Law

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Lewis A. Grossman

Professor of Law

Specializations: Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Food and Drug Law, Health Law, Law and the Humanities, Legal History, Law and Government

Heather
 

Heather Hughes

Professor of Law  

Specializations: Business Law, Commercial and Related Consumer Law, Property Law, Secured Transactions

Fernando
 

Fernando Laguarda

Professorial Lecturer 

Director, Program on Law and Government  

Specializations: Antitrust Law, Business Law, Legislative Process, Law and Government, Communications and Media Law, Professional Responsibility

Benjamin
 

Benjamin Leff

Professor of Law  

Specializations: Business Law, Law and Government, Non-Profit Law and Philanthropy, Social Entrepreneurship, Tax Law

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Horacio Grigera Naón

Distinguished Practitioner in Residence

Director of the Center on International Commercial Arbitration  

Specializations: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Law, International Commercial, Arbitration, International Organizations

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Andrew Pike

Professor of Law 

Specializations: Business Law, Contracts, International Business Law, Tax Law

Brenda Smith
 

Brenda Smith

Professor of Law  

Director of The Project on Addressing Prison Rape

Specializations: Clinical Legal Education, Community Development Law, Gender and the Law, Professional Responsibility, Business Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Employment Discrimination Law, Housing Law, Prison Litigation / Prisoners’ Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues

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David Snyder

Professor OF Law

Director of Business Law Program

Specializations: Business law, International Business Law, Contracts, Commercial and Related Consumer Law, Secured Transactions, International Commercial Arbitration, Legal History, International / Comparative Law

 

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