William and Mary Law School

Faculty Experts

W&M law faculty have been widely quoted by national and international media. Visit Faculty in the News for a recap of recent stories and video clips that feature our professors. Need help finding an expert? Please contact Suzanne Seurattan, Director of News and Media for the College of William & Mary, at (757)221-1631 or [[w|scseur]] for assistance. The Law School's Office of Communications is also eager to help you; Jaime Welch-Donahue, Director of Communications, (757)221-1840 or [[w|jpwelc]], David Morrill, Assistant Director of Communications, (757)221-2075 or [[w|dfmor2]].

Areas of Expertise

Bankruptcy Law

Nathan B. Oman
Professor of Law and Tazewell Taylor Research Professor of Law
Bankruptcy Law [[w|nboman]]
(757) 221-3919

Civil Procedure

Michael Steven Green
Woodbridge Professor of Law
Civil Procedure [[w|msgre2]]
(757) 221-7746

Constitutional Law

Lynda L. Butler
Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, William & Mary Property Rights Project; Co-Chair, President's Committee on Sustainability
Eminent Domain (Takings) [[w|llbutl]]
(757) 221-3843
Davison M. Douglas
Dean and Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law
Constitutional History, Constitutional Law generally [[w|dmdoug]]
(757) 221-3790
James Dwyer
Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law
14th Amendment, 1st Amendment (Religion), 1st Amendment (Speech) [[w|jgdwye]]
(757) 221-2685
Adam M. Gershowitz
Professor of Law
4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Amendments [[w|amgershowitz]]
(757) 221-7363
Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Law
Eminent Domain (Takings) [[w|clgriffin]]
(757) 221-1251
Michael Steven Green
Woodbridge Professor of Law
Constitutional Law generally, Federal Courts [[w|msgre2]]
(757) 221-7746
Eric A. Kades
Kelly Professor of Teaching Excellence
Eminent Domain (Takings) [[w|eakade]]
(757) 221-3828
Paul Marcus
Haynes Professor of Law
4th, 5th, 6th Amendments [[w|pxmarc]]
(757) 221-3900
W. Taylor Reveley III
President and John Stewart Bryan Professor of Jurisprudence
War Powers [[w|taylor]]
(757) 221-1693
Christie S. Warren
Professor of the Practice of International and Comparative Law and Director, Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Comparative Constitutional Systems [[w|cswarr]]
(757) 221-7852
Timothy Zick
Mills Godwin, Jr. Professor of Law and Robert and Elizabeth Scott Research Professor
Constitutional Law generally [[w|tzick]]
(757) 221-2076

Contract Law

Nathan B. Oman
 Professor of Law and Tazewell Taylor Research Professor of Law
Contract Law [[w|nboman]]
(757) 221-3919

Corporate Law

Jayne Barnard
Cutler Professor of Law and Kelly Professor of Teaching Excellence
Securities Regulation Law [[w|jwbarn]]
(757) 221-3849
Eric A. Kades
Kelly Professor of Teaching Excellence
Corporations--Economics of Corporate Structure [[w|eakade]]
(757) 221-3828

Criminal Law

Jeffrey Bellin
Associate Professor of Law
Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Justice [[w|jbellin]]
(757) 221-7364
Adam M. Gershowitz
Professor of Law
Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure [[w|amgershowitz]]
(757) 221-7363
Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Law
Criminal Procedure generally [[w|clgriffinjr]]
(757) 221-1251
Fredric I. Lederer
Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, Center for Legal and Court Technology
Criminal Procedure Law [[w|filede]]
(757) 221-3792
Paul Marcus
Haynes Professor of Law
Criminal Law generally, Criminal Procedure Law [[w|pxmarc]]
(757) 221-3900

Education Law

James Dwyer
Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law
Education Law [[w|jgdwye]]
(757) 221-2685
Patricia Roberts
Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Director, Clinical Programs
Education Law [[w|perobe]]
(757) 221-3821

Employment and Labor Law

Eric Chason
Associate Professor of Law and Director, William and Mary Tax Conference
Employee Benefits Law [[w|edchas]]
(757) 221-3856
Davison Douglas
Dean and Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law
Employment Discrimination Law, Employment Law [[w|dmdoug]]
(757) 221-3790
Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Law
Employment Discrimination Law, Labor Law [[w|clgriffinjr]]
(757) 221-1251
Susan S. Grover
University Professor for Teaching Excellence
Employment Discrimination Law [[w|ssgrov]]
(757) 221-3846

Environmental and Natural Resources Law

Lynda L. Butler
Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, William & Mary Property Rights Project; Co-Chair, President's Committee on Sustainability
Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law [[w|llbutl]]
(757) 221-3843
Ronald H. Rosenberg
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, American Legal System Graduate Program and Foreign Exchanges
Environmental Law [[w|rhrose]]
(757) 221-3840

Ethics

Michael Steven Green
Woodbridge Professor of Law
Professional Responsibility [[w|msgre2]]
(757) 221-7746

Family Law

James Dwyer
Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law
Adoption Law, Children and the Law, Family Law [[w|jgdwye]]
(757) 221-2685
Vivian Hamilton
Associate Professor of Law
Children and the Law, Family Law [[w|vhamilton]]
(757) 221-3839

Intellectual Property Law

Laura A. Heymann
Vice Dean and Class of 2014 Professor of Law
Intellectual Property Law generally [[w|laheym]]
(757) 221-3812
Paul Marcus
Haynes Professor of Law
Entertainment and Sports Law, Copyright Law [[w|pxmarc]]
(757) 221-3900

International Law

Angela M. Banks
Cabell Research Professor of Law
International Law generally [[w|ambank]]
(757) 221-1734
Nancy Lynne Combs
Professor of Law, Director, Human Security Law Center, and Director, Summer Abroad Program
International Criminal Law [[w|ncombs]]
(757) 221-3830
Paul Marcus
Haynes Professor of Law
Comparative and Foreign Law generally [[w|pxmarc]]
(757) 221-3900
Christie S. Warren
Professor of the Practice of International and Comparative Law and Director, Program in Comparative Legal Studies and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Comparative Constitutional Systems, Comparative Law--Constitutional Law, Comparative Law--Islamic Law [[w|cswarr]]
(757) 221-7852

Law and Economics

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Law

Empirical Methods, Economic Analysis of Law, and Expert Economic Testimony

[[w|clgriffinjr]]

(757) 221-1251

Litigation

Jeffrey Bellin
Associate Professor of Law
Evidence [[w|jbellin]]
(757 )221-7364
Fredric I. Lederer
Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, Center for Legal and Court Technology
Evidence, Trial Practice [[w|filede]]
(757) 221-3792
Nathan B. Oman
 Professor of Law and Tazewell Taylor Research Professor of Law
Appellate Advocacy [[w|nboman]]
(757) 221-3919

National Security Law

Fredric I. Lederer
Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, Center for Legal and Court Technology
Military Law [[w|filede]]
(757) 221-3792

Property Law

Lynda L. Butler
Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, William & Mary Property Rights Project; Co-Chair, President's Committee on Sustainability
Property Law generally, Land Use and Zoning [[w|llbutl]]
(757) 221-3843
Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Assistant Professor of Law
Property Law generally [[w|clgriffinjr]]
(757) 221-1251
Eric A. Kades
Kelly Professor of Teaching Excellence
Property Law generally, Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate Transactions [[w|eakade]]
(757) 221-3828
Ronald H. Rosenberg
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, American Legal System Graduate Program and Foreign Exchanges
Property Law generally, Land Use and Zoning [[w|rhrose]]
(757) 221-3840

Tax Law

Eric D. Chason
Associate Professor of Law and Director, William & Mary Tax Conference
Estate Planning, Tax Law generally, Income Tax [[w|edchas]]
(757) 221-3856

Technology Law

Jeffrey Bellin
Associate Professor of Law
Electronic Evidence [[w|jbellin]]
(757) 221-7364
Laura A. Heymann
Vice Dean and Class of 2014 Professor of Law
Computers and the Law, Internet Law [[w|laheym]]
(757) 221-3812
Fredric I. Lederer
Chancellor Professor of Law and Director, Center for Legal and Court Technology
Law and Technology [[w|filede]]
(757) 221-3792

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Law

Eric D. Chason
Associate Professor of Law and Director, William & Mary Tax Conference
Trusts and Estates Law [[w|edchas]]
(757) 221-3856
James Dwyer
Arthur B. Hanson Professor of Law
Trusts and Estates Law [[w|jgdwye]]
(757) 221-2685