Boston University School of Law

New Faculty Join BU Law

Law school welcomes new associate professors, program director and visiting faculty

Associate Professor of Law Paul Gugliuzza, Clinical Associate Professor of Law Naomi Mann, and Banking and FInancial Law Program Director James Scott join the BU Law faculty this fall, along with two visiting law professors, Kathryn Zeiler from Georgetown and Brian Quinn from Boston College.

paul gugliuzzaPaul Gugliuzza comes to BU Law from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law, where he has served as a visiting assistant professor since 2011. His scholarship focuses on patent law, procedure and institutional structure, and has been published in the Georgetown Law Journal, William & Mary Law Review, Iowa Law Review, Indiana Law Review, and American University Law Review. Prior to entering the academy, Gugliuzza practiced appellate litigation with Jones Day in Washington, DC, and clerked for Judge Ronald M. Gould of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Gugliuzza earned a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law and bachelor’s degrees in economics and finance from the University of Oklahoma. At BU Law, Gugliuzza will teach civil procedure and intellectual property.


naomi mannNaomi Mann joins BU Law as a clinical associate professor in the Civil Litigation program, where she will teach and supervise students in the Employment Rights and Housing, Employment, Family Law, and Disability clinics. Before coming to Boston University, Professor Mann was a visiting assistant professor at Boston College Law School, where she taught and supervised students in the civil litigation clinic working on housing, family law and social security matters. From 2003 to 2010, she worked as a staff attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services and Washington Empowered Against Violence, representing low-income domestic violence and sexual assault victims in family law and restraining order cases. From 2010 to 2012, she worked as a civil rights attorney in the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Professor Mann's areas of interest are in domestic violence, sexual assault and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.


james scottJames Scott, the former chief regulatory counsel of Morgan Stanley and general counsel of Morgan Stanley Bank, will be the director of BU Law’s graduate program in banking and financial law. He had been serving as an adjunct member of the BU Law faculty, teaching a course in International Banking Structure and Regulation. Scott brings to BU Law over 30 years of experience in the financial service industry. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he worked as in-house counsel for several other major banking organizations, including Citigroup, Bankers Trust Company, Bank of America Corporation and Security Pacific Corporation. He also served as senior counsel for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington, DC.


kathryn zeilerKathryn Zeiler, who joins BU Law as a visiting professor, teaches Torts and Economic Analysis of Health Care Law at Georgetown Law School and co-directs the Georgetown Law & Economics Workshop. Her research focuses on health care law and economics, medical malpractice liability and insurance, disclosure regulation, experimental economics, and behavioral law and economics. She has been published in the American Economic Review, Virginia Law Review, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Georgetown Law Journal, and the Journal of Legal Studies. She served as a member of the board of directors of the American Law and Economics Association from 2010 to 2012, and is currently serving on the editorial board of the American Law and Economics Review. She is a member of the Max Planck Institute's Scientific Review Board for Research on Collective Goods. Zeiler earned a B.S. degree from Indiana University, an M.S. in taxation from Golden Gate University, a Ph.D. in economics from the California Institute of Technology and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.


brian quinnBrian Quinn, who joins BU Law as a visiting professor, teaches Corporations, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Deals at Boston College Law School, where he received the 2011 Professor Emil Slizewski Award for Faculty Excellence. His research focuses on corporate law, the structuring of transactions and private ordering. Quinn previously served as the Teaching Fellow for Corporate Governance & Practice at Stanford Law School, and worked in private practice with Cooley Godward in Palo Alto, where he represented public and private technology clients in merger and acquisitions transactions. He also previously served as country coordinator for the Harvard University’s Institute for International Development, managing Harvard’s Vietnam-based teaching and research activities. Quinn blogs on legal developments in corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions at the M&A Law Prof Blog and has been published in the University of Cincinnati Law Review, UC Davis Law Review, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Harvard Negotiation Law Review, and Boston College Third World Law Journal.

May 2013

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