Part-Time Lecturers, Adjunct Faculty, Instructors & Librarians

Sean Ahern

Sean Ahern is a practicing legal services attorney and a BU Law Class of 2017 alumnus. Sean is currently a senior attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services and a part-time lecturer at BU Law. Sean has lectured in the LLM program since fall 2021, teaching courses in legal research & writing and courses in legal […]

Richard Thompson Ainsworth

Professor Ainsworth, who has taught in BU Law’s tax program since 2005, is a comparative tax law specialist. His teaching and scholarship interests are in comparative transfer pricing, comparative VAT, and comparative income tax. He brings extensive transfer pricing and VAT experience to the role of director. He has published over 100 articles on various […]

Simona Altshuler

Simona Altshuler is an associate at Prince Lobel Tye LLP. As a member of the Business Transactions group, Ms. Altshuler advises and strategizes with various corporate clients, including corporations, partnerships, start-ups, and non-profits, on tax, corporate transactional, and corporate maintenance matters. Prior to Prince Lobel, Ms. Altshuler was a senior associate of Ernst & Young’s […]

Brooke Arlington

Brooke Arlington received her B.A. magna cum laude in psychology from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.  She then moved to Tsu City, Japan to teach at a private English conversation school for one year.  She taught students of all ages and abilities and travelled extensively within the country.  Upon returning to […]

Cecily Banks

Cecily Banks is a lecturer and director of the School of Law’s Corporate Counsel Externship Program. Banks joined the faculty in 2017 to launch the law school’s externship program devoted to corporate counsel placements.  Through this program, BU law students train for academic credit in the in-house legal offices of corporations in Boston and beyond.  Banks teaches […]

John A. Beccia

John Beccia is co-founder and CEO of FS Vector, a Washington DC-based advisory firm. FS Vector is a one stop resource for business, regulatory, compliance, technology and public policy advice. The firm’s clients include fintech firms, banks, blockchain companies, regtech providers, and investors. Mr. Beccia was previously general counsel and chief compliance officer of Circle […]