LLM Program Faculty

American Law

The courses in the LLM in American Law program are taught by JD program faculty.

Intellectual Property Law

  • Michael S. Baram
    Professor Emeritus of Law; Professor of Health Law, BU School of Public Health
    BS, Tufts University; LLB, Columbia University School of Law
  • Stacey L. Dogan
    Law Alumni Scholar, Professor of Law
    BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School
  • Alan L. Feld
    Maurice Poch Faculty Research Scholar, Professor of Law
    BA, magna cum laude, Columbia University; JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School
  • Tamar Frankel
    Michaels Faculty Research Scholar, Professor of Law
    LLM, SJD, Harvard Law School; Diploma, Jerusalem Law Classes, Israel
  • Paul R. Gugliuzza
    Associate Professor of Law
    BA, BBA, University of Oklahoma; JD, summa cum laude, Tulane University School of Law
  • Wendy J. Gordon
    William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, Professor of Law
    BA with distinction, Cornell University; JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • Keith N. Hylton
    William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor; Professor of Law
    BA, magna cum laude, Harvard University; JD, Harvard Law School; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Michael J. Meurer
    Abraham & Lillian Benton Scholar; Professor of Law
    SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; JD, cum laude, PhD, University of Minnesota
  • Maureen A. O’Rourke
    School of Law Dean, Michaels Faculty Research Scholar, Professor of Law
    BS, summa cum laude, Marist College; JD, Yale Law School
  • Kevin Outterson
    Professor of Law
    BS, JD, Northwestern University; LLM, University of Cambridge
  • David J. Seipp
    Law Alumni Scholar, Professor of Law
    AB, summa cum laude, Harvard University; BA, University of Oxford; LLB, first-class honors, University of Cambridge; JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School

Adjunct/Part-Time Faculty

  • Russell Beck
    Founding Partner, Beck Reed Riden
  • James Bessen
    Director and Founder, Research on Innovation
  • Jeffrey P. Donohue
    Corporate Counsel, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
  • Lisa N. Geller
    Associate, WilmerHale
  • Jerrold G. Neef
    Principal, The Bostonian Law Group
  • Robert Plotkin
    Attorney, Robert Plotkin, PC
  • Lior Zemer
    Lecturer in Law, Radzyner School of Law, Interdisciplinary Centre
    Research Associate, European & International Research Unit, Ghent University

Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law

  • John A. Beccia III
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Providence College; JD, Roger Williams University; LLM in Banking Law Studies, Boston University
    Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Boston Private Wealth Management Group
  • Ronald S. Borod
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Princeton University; JD, Harvard University; LLM, New York University
    Partner, DLA Piper LLP
  • Grant F. Butler
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, BA, University of Kansas; JD, LLM Banking & Financial Law, Boston University
    Associate, Goodwin Procter LLP
  • Stephen Cesso
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, University of Massachusetts; JD, New England School of Law; LLM in American Banking Law Studies, Boston University
    Corporate Secretary and U.S. General Counsel, Computershare
  • Patrick E. Clancy
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, College of the Holy Cross; JD, Harvard University
    President and Chief Executive Officer, The Community Builders Inc. (retired)
  • Albert S. Dandridge III
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, JD, Temple University; LLM, University of Pennsylvania
    Partner, Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
  • Elisabeth A. Ditomassi
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Tufts University; JD, Boston University
    Head of U.S. Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Beazley Insurance Company
  • Anne P. Dowd
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Holy Cross College; JD, Boston College; LLM in American Banking Law Studies, Boston University
    Associate General Counsel, Bank of America
  • Stuart E. Fross
    Lecturer in Law
    AB, Middlebury College, cum laude; JD, University of Chicago
    Partner, K&L Gates LLP
  • Mark K. W. Gim
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Brown University; MA, London School of Economics
    Executive Vice President and Treasurer, The Washington Trust Company
  • Richard A. Goldman
    Lecturer in Law
    BBA, University of Massachusetts; JD, University of Virginia
    Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Eric J. Gouvin
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Cornell University; JD, LLM American Banking Law, Boston University; MPA, Harvard University
    Professor of Law, Western New England University School of Law
  • Raymond A. Guenter
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Syracuse University; LLB, Harvard University
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Shawmut National Corporation (retired)
  • Kevin J. Handly
    Lecturer in Law
    BSFS, Georgetown University; JD, Georgetown University
    Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Michael J. Haroz
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Princeton University; JD, Harvard University
    Director, Goulston & Storrs
  • Cornelius K. Hurley
    Professor of the Practice of Banking Law
    BA, Holy Cross College; JD, Georgetown University Law Center; PMD, Harvard Business School
    Director, Boston University Center for Finance, Law & Policy
  • Craig W. Kaylor
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, State University of New York at Albany; JD, Hofstra University School of Law
    General Counsel & Director of Compliance, Hampden Bank
  • Norman H. Knickle
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, University of Rhode Island; JD, Quinnipiac University School of Law; LLM Banking & Financial Law, Boston University
    Attorney-Adviser, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Martin A. Lacdao
    Associate Director, Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law
    BS, Ateneo de Manila University; LLB, University of the Philippines; LLM in Banking & Financial Law, Boston University
  • Steven B. Levine
    Lecturer in Law
    AB, Harvard University; JD, Harvard University; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Partner, Brown Rudnick LLP
  • Eugene F. Maloney
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Holy Cross College; JD, Fordham University
    Director, Executive Vice President and Corporate Counsel, Federated Investors, Inc.
  • Francis C. Morrissey
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, University of Massachusetts; JD, Boston University
    Partner, Morrissey, Wilson & Zafiropoulos LLP
  • William W. Park
    R. Gordon Butler Scholar in International Law, Professor of Law
    BA, Yale University; JD, Columbia University; MA, Cambridge University
    President, London Court of International Arbitration
  • Kathleen M. Phelps
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, University of Iowa; JD, MSFS, Georgetown University
    Of Counsel, Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Eric D. Roiter
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, University of Rhode Island; JD, Georgetown University Law Center; LLM, Georgetown University Law Center
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Fidelity Management & Research Company (retired)
  • Kevin Saunders
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, MA, Arkansas State University; JD, Boston University
    Associate General Counsel, ACCION International
  • James E. Scott
    Director, Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law
    BS, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; JD, University of Michigan School of Law
    Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley
  • Edwin E. Smith
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Yale University; JD, Harvard University
    Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • William Straus
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Middlebury College; JD, Georgetown University; MPA, Harvard Kennedy School
    Massachusetts State Representative, Tenth Bristol District
  • Donald F. Terry
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Yale University; JD, University of California, Berkeley
    Manager of the Multilateral Investment Fund, Inter-American Development Bank (retired)
  • Carolina Trujillo
    Lecturer in Law
    LLB, Universidad Catolica Andrés Bello; LLM Banking & Financial Law, Boston University
    Residential Loan Officer, Eastern Bank
  • Lawrence Uchill
    Lecturer in Law
    AB, Brandeis University; JD, Boston University
    Partner, DLA Piper LLP
  • John T. Wallace
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, College of the Holy Cross; JD, Suffolk Law School; LLM in Banking Law Studies, Boston University
    Assistant Vice President & Senior Counsel, John Hancock Financial Services, Inc.
  • Ian M. Wenniger
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, JD, Columbia University
    Partner, Bingham McCutchen LLP

Graduate Tax Law

  • Richard T. Ainsworth
    Lecturer in Law
    BBA, Boston College; JD, Suffolk University; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Director of International Government Affairs for ADP-Taxware, Inc.
  • Martin S. Allen
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BA, with honors, Northwestern University; JD, Columbia University
    Partner in the Boston office of K&L Gates LLP
  • Daniel M. Berman
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    AB, magna cum laude, JD, cum laude, Harvard University
  • David B. Casten
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BA, Queens College (CUNY); JD, LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Of Counsel, Holden & O’Brien, Inc., Providence, RI; Retired Northeast Area
    Tax Risk Management Partner at KPMG LLP
  • Leo J. Cushing
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, University of Notre Dame; JD, cum laude, New England School of Law; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Founding Partner, Cushing & Dolan, PC, Attorneys at Law
  • Joseph B. Darby III
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, magna cum laude, University of Illinois; JD, cum laude, Harvard University
    Head of the tax department in the Boston office of Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Jeremiah W. Doyle IV
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, Providence College; JD, Hamline University; LLM in Banking & Financial Law, LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Senior Vice President, BNY Mellon Wealth Management
  • Lilian V. Faulhaber
    Associate Professor of Law
    AB, magna cum laude, Harvard College; MPhil, Cambridge University; JD, cum laude, Harvard University
  • Alan L. Feld
    Maurice Poch Faculty Research Scholar, Professor of Law
    BA, magna cum laude, Columbia University; JD, cum laude, Harvard University
  • Robert M. Finkel
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BA, cum laude, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; JD, LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Member of the law firm of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC
  • Stephen D. Fisher
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, with distinction, Swarthmore College; JD, cum laude, Harvard University; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Tax Principal in the Boston office of Ernst & Young LLP
  • Russell A. Gaudreau, Jr.
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BBA, University of Massachusetts; JD, cum laude, Suffolk University; LLM in Taxation, New York University
    Partner at Wagner Law Group in Boston
  • Natascha S. George
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, University of Missouri, Kansas City; MPH, JD, Boston University
    Partner in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group at Bingham McCutchen LLP in Boston
  • David H. Halpert
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    AB,
    magna cum laude, University of Michigan; JD, cum laude, Harvard University; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Partner in the Boston office of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, PC
  • Patricia J. Jabar
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BA, McGill University; MBA, University of Maine; JD,
    cum laude, New England School of Law; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, based in Boston
  • Melissa Langa
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BA, Rutgers University; JD, American University; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Shareholder, the Boston law firm of Bove & Langa, PC
  • Avi M. Lev
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, magna cum laude, University of California, Los Angeles; JD, University of Oregon; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Partner in the Boston office of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
  • Charles W. Maurer, Jr.
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BS, Iowa State University; JD, Harvard University
    Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service Office of the Chief Counsel in Boston
  • Harry S. Miller
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Johns Hopkins University; JD, LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Partner in the Boston office of Burns & Levinson LLP
  • Jeremiah J. O’Sullivan
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, Bentley College; JD, New England School of Law
    Attorney with Peter L. Banis, PC
  • William W. Park
    R. Gordon Butler Scholar in International Law, Professor of Law
    BA, Yale University; JD, Columbia University; MA, University of Cambridge
  • Brainard L. Patton
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BSBA, University of Tennessee; JD, Boston University
    Attorney
  • Thomas E. Peckham
    Lecturer in Law
    BA, Brown University; JD, LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Partner in the Boston office of Bingham McCutchen LLP; head of the Estate Planning Group
  • Ameek A. Ponda
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BA,
    summa cum laude, JD, magna cum laude, Harvard University; LLM in Taxation, Valedictorian, Boston University
    Partner and Co-director of Sullivan & Worcester’s Tax Department in the firm’s Boston office
  • Phillip G. Roshak
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, Drexel University; MS in Taxation, Bentley College
    Partner in the Boston office of Ernst & Young LLP
  • Matthew D. Schnall
    Lecturer in Law
    AB,
    magna cum laude, JD, cum laude, Harvard University
    Partner in the Boston office of Bingham McCutchen LLP
  • Theodore S. Sims
    Professor of Law
    AB, Columbia University; JD,
    cum laude, University of Chicago; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Wayne E. Smith
    Lecturer in Law
    BSBA,
    magna cum laude, JD, cum laude, Suffolk University; LLM in Taxation, Boston University
    Firm Director with Deloitte & Touche Tax LLP and a Tax Practice Leader in its Tech-Venture Center
  • Douglas S. Stransky
    Lecturer in Law
    BA,
    cum laude, Harvard University; JD, cum laude, LLM in Taxation, University of Miami
    International Tax Partner, Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • David I. Walker
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Maurice Poch Faculty Research Scholar, Professor of Law
    BE,
    summa cum laude, Vanderbilt University; JD, magna cum laude, Harvard University
  • Charles A. Wry, Jr.
    Adjunct Professor of Law
    BS, Cornell University; JD, Boston College; LLM in Taxation, New York University
    Stockholder and Director of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC

International Business Law

  • Virginia A. Greiman
    Lecturer in Law
    BS, Pennsylvania State University; MEd, Boston University; Sloan School of Management Fellowship, MIT; JD, Suffolk University Law School; LLM, Boston University School of Law
  • Michael K. Krebs
    Lecturer in Law
    BA,
    cum laude, University of Pennsylvania; JD, cum laude, Boston University School of Law
  • Stephen Marks
    Professor of Law, Director of Academic Affairs, Executive LLM in International Business Law Program
    BA,
    magna cum laude, University of California, Irvine; JD, PhD in Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Kevin Outterson
    Professor of Law
    BS, JD, Northwestern University; LLM, University of Cambridge
  • Mark Pettit, Jr.
    Professor of Law
    AB,
    summa cum laude, Bowdoin College; JD, University of Chicago Law School
  • Raymond Wilson
    Lecturer in Law
    BS,
    magna cum laude, Merrimack College; MBA, with distinction, Bentley College

Faculty Profiles

Intellectual Property Law

Banking & Financial Law

Graduate Tax Program

Executive LLM in International Business Law