Faculty Experts

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Areas of Expertise

Administrative Law

Elizabeth A. Andrews
Administrative Law

Evan J. Criddle
Administrative Law

Neal E. Devins
Administrative Law

Allison Orr Larsen
Administrative Law

Adoption Law

James Dwyer 
Adoption Law

Vivian E. Hamilton
Adoption Law

Antitrust

Alan J. Meese
Antitrust

Appellate Advocacy

Jennifer R. Franklin
Appellate Advocacy

Tara Leigh Grove
Appellate Advocacy

Civil Procedure

Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Civil Procedure

Evan J. Criddle
Civil Procedure

Michael Steven Green
Civil Procedure

Tara Leigh Grove
Civil Procedure

Vivian E. Hamilton
Civil Procedure

Civil Rights Law

Neal E. Devins
Civil Rights Law

Davison M. Douglas
Civil Rights Law

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Civil Rights Law

Tara Leigh Grove
Civil Rights Law

Allison Orr Larsen
Civil Rights Law

Timothy Zick
Civil Rights Law

Clinical Legal Education

Patricia Roberts
Clinical Education
Medical-Legal Partnerships

Crystal S. Shin
Clinical Education

Commercial Law

Peter A. Alces
Sales

Nathan B. Oman
Bankruptcy

Constitutional Law

Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Federal Courts

Lynda L. Butler
Eminent Domain (Takings)

Neal E. Devins
Constitutional Law

Davison M. Douglas
Constitutional Law

Michael Steven Green
Federal Courts
Second Amendment

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Eminent Domain (Takings)

Tara Leigh Grove
Constitutional History
Constitutional Law
Federal Courts

Eric A. Kades
Eminent Domain (Takings)

Allison Orr Larsen
Constitutional Law
Fourteenth Amendment

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Eminent Domain (Takings)

James Y. Stern
Eminent Domain (Takings)

Timothy Zick
Constitutional Law
First Amendment

Contract Law

Peter A. Alces
Contract Law

Angela M. Banks
Contract Law

Nathan B. Oman
Contract Law

Corporate Law

Darian M. Ibrahim
Corporate Law

Eric A. Kades
Corporate Law

Alan J. Meese
Corporate Law

Nathan B. Oman
Corporate Law

Criminal Law

Jeffrey Bellin
Criminal Justice
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure

Nancy Combs
Criminal Law
International Criminal Law

Adam M. Gershowitz
Criminal Justice
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Capital Punishment

Laura R. Killinger
Criminal Law
Jury Selection
Prosecutors
Trials in Criminal Cases

Fredric I. Lederer
Criminal Justice
Criminal Procedure
Military Criminal Law

Linda A. Malone
Criminal Law
International Criminal Law

Paul Marcus
Capital Punishment
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Criminal Justice

Cynthia V. Ward
Criminal Justice
Criminal Law
Law and Sexual Violence

Education Law

James Dwyer
Education Law
Homeschooling

Vivian E. Hamilton
Education Law

Patricia Roberts
Special Education

Crystal S. Shin
Special Education

Election Law

Rebecca Green
Election Law

Employment and Labor Law

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Employment Discrimination Law
Labor Law

Susan S. Grover
Employment Discrimination Law

Erin J. Hendrickson
Employment Law

Robert E. Kaplan
Employment Discrimination
Employment Law

Entrepreneurship Law

Darian M. Ibrahim
Law and Entreprenuership

Environmental Law

Elizabeth A. Andrews
Environmental Law
Water Law

Lynda L. Butler
Natural Resources Law
Water Law

Roy A. Hoagland
Environmental Law
Water Law

Linda A. Malone
Environmental Law
International Environmental Law

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Environmental Law

Ethics

Michael Steven Green
Professional Responsibility

Mason Earnest Lowe
Professional Responsibility

Patricia Roberts
Professional Responsibility

Evidence

Jeffrey Bellin
Evidence

Fredric I. Lederer
Evidence

Mason Earnest Lowe
Evidence

Family Law

James Dwyer
Children and the Law
Family Law

Vivian E. Hamilton
Children and the Law
Family Law

Health Law

Stacy Elizabeth Kern-Scheerer
Affordable Care Act
Food and Drug Law
Health Law
Medical Devices

Immigration Law

Angela M. Banks
Immigration Law

Evan J. Criddle
Refugee and Asylum Law

Intellectual Property Law

James S. Heller
Intellectual Property Law

Laura A. Heymann
Copyright Law
Intellectual Property Law
Trademark Law

Paul Marcus 
Copyright Law
Entertainment and Sports Law

Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec
Intellectual Property Law
International IP Law
Patent Law

James Y. Stern
Intellectual Property Law

International Law

Angela M. Banks
Comparative and Foreign Law
International Human Rights

International Law

Judge Judith Barzilay
International Trade Law

Nancy Combs
Human Rights Law
International Criminal Law
Transitional Justice

Evan J. Criddle
International Human Rights
International Law
International Law of Armed Conflict
International Refugee Law

Linda A. Malone
Comparative Law
International Criminal Law
International Environmental Law

International Law

Paul Marcus
Comparative and Foreign Law

Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec
International Intellectual Property Law
International Trade Law

Christie S. Warren
Comparative Constitutional Systems
Comparative Law
Human Rights Law
International Law
Post-Conflict Justice

Judicial Decision Making

Neal E. Devins
Judicial Decision Making

Allison Orr Larsen
Judicial Decision Making

Land Use Law

Lynda L. Butler
Land Use
Zoning

Eric A. Kades
Land Use Law

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Land Use Law

Law and Economics

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Economic Analysis of Law
Empirical Methods
Expert Economic Testimony

Darian M. Ibrahim
Law and Economics

Eric A. Kades
Law and Economics

Alan J. Meese
Law and Economics

Nathan B. Oman
Law and Economics

Sarah L. Stafford
Law and Economics

Law and Inequality

Eric A. Kades
Law and Inequality

Law and Psychology

Cynthia V. Ward
Law and Psychology

Legal Employment

Robert E. Kaplan
Externships
Law Student and Graduate Employment

Legal History

Davison M. Douglas
Legal History

Thomas J. McSweeney
Legal History

Legal Writing

Anna Perez Chason
Legal Writing

Jennifer R. Franklin
Legal Writing

Erin J. Hendrickson
Legal Writing

Robert E. Kaplan
Legal Writing

Stacy Elizabeth Kern-Scheerer
Legal Writing

Laura R. Killinger
Legal Writing

Mason Earnest Lowe
Legal Writing

Jennifer S. Stevenson
Legal Writing

Legislative Process

Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Federal Legislation
Statutory Interpretation

Anna Perez Chason
Legislative Process

Stacy Elizabeth Kern-Scheerer
Federal Legislation

Allison Orr Larsen
Federal Legislation
Statutory Interpretation

Litigation

Jeffrey Bellin
Litigation

Tara Leigh Grove
Appellate Advocacy

Fredric I. Lederer
Trial Practice

Mason Earnest Lowe
Litigation

Local Government

Ronald H. Rosenberg

Local Government Law

National Security Law

Evan J. Criddle

National Security Law

Linda A. Malone
National Secuity Law

Negotiation Law

Cynthia V. Ward
Negotiation for Lawyers

Neuroscience and Law

Peter A. Alces

Neuroscience and Law

Philosophy and Law

James Dwyer

Legal Philosophy

Michael Steven Green
Legal Philosophy

Property Law

Lynda L. Butler
Land Use Law
Property Law
Takings

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Property Law
Takings

Eric A. Kades
Land Use Law
Property Law
Takings

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Land Use Law
Property Law
Takings

James Y. Stern
Property Law
Takings

Real Estate Law

Lynda L. Butler

Real Estate Law

Ronald H. Rosenberg
Real Estate Law

Jennifer S. Stevenson
Real Estate Law

Religion and Law

James Dwyer

First Amendment
Religion and Schools

Nathan B. Oman
Religion and Law

Christie S. Warren
Islamic Law

Timothy Zick
First Amendment
Religion and Law

Securities Fraud

Darian M. Ibrahim
Securities Law

Statistics and Law

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Statistics and Law

Eric A. Kades
Statistics and Law

Sarah L. Stafford
Statistics and Law

Supreme Court

Aaron-Andrew P. Bruhl
Supreme Court

Neal E. Devins
Supreme Court

Tara Leigh Grove
Supreme Court

Allison Orr Larsen
Supreme Court

Alan J. Meese
Supreme Court

Timothy Zick
Supreme Court

Taxation

Eric D. Chason
Employee Benefits
Federal Income Taxation

William M. Richardson
Corporate Taxation
Federal Income Taxation
Partnership Taxation
U.S. International Taxation

Technology Law

Jeffrey Bellin
Electronic Evidence

Laura A. Heymann
Internet Law

Fredric I. Lederer
Courtroom Technology
Electronic Discovery
Electronic Evidence

Tort Law

Peter A. Alces
Products Liability

Christopher L. Griffin, Jr.
Tort Law

Laura A. Heymann
Tort Law

Eric A. Kades
Tort Law

Alan J. Meese
Tort Law

Sarah R. Wasserman Rajec
Tort Law

James Y. Stern
Tort Law

Trusts and Estates

Eric D. Chason
Trusts and Estates

James Dwyer
Trusts and Estates

Thomas J. McSweeney
Trusts and Estates

Jennifer S. Stevenson
Trusts and Estates

Veterans' Benefits Law

Patricia Roberts
Veterans' Benefits Law

Virginia Appellate Procedure

Jennifer R. Franklin
Virginia Appellate Procedure
Habeas Corpus