The following experienced practitioners serve as adjunct faculty members

Joshua L. Abrams
Oberlin College, BA 1988
Northeastern University, JD 1997

Mr. Abrams is legal counsel-employment and labor/patient care in the Office of the General Counsel at Partners HealthCare Systems. He teaches Health Law.

Honorable Jay D. Blitzman
Union College, BA 1971
Boston College, JD 1974

Judge Blitzman is an associate justice of the Middlesex Juvenile Court. Prior to his appointment in 1996, he was a founder and the first director of the Youth Advocacy Project (YAP), a community based legal services organization in Roxbury, Mass. In 2000, he was appointed to the Supreme Judicial Court Committee on Judicial Ethics and is a member of the Supreme Judicial Court Committee on the Rules of Criminal Procedure. He is the chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Juvenile Practice Committee. He has served as a clinical supervisor for programs at Harvard and Boston College Law Schools. He teaches Juvenile Courts.

Ken Bresler
Tufts University, BA 1979
Harvard Law School, JD 1984

Ken Bresler is an adjunct professor, teaching the Legal Writing Workshop. He is a writer, the principal of ClearWriting.com and a state administrative law judge. His compilation, Mark Twain vs. Lawyers, Lawmakers, and Lawbreakers: Humorous Observations, collects Twain's sketches and quotations on law, lawyers, government and politics

Robert G. Burdick
Harvard University, AB
Boston University, JD 

Mr. Burdick has been the director of the Civil Law Clinical Program at Boston University Law School since 1979. He is a nationally recognized authority in the area of negotiation and professional responsibility and has led training programs for the Washington State Legislature, Connecticut Legal Services and the Alaska Attorney General's Office. He also teaches conflict resolution skills to students in Boston-area schools. He teaches Negotiations.
 

Peter Campia
Northeastern University, BS 1978
Suffolk University, MBA 1986
Ohio Northern University, JD 1998
Boston University, LLM 1999

Mr. Campia teaches Trusts and Estates.

Dawn Effron
University of Pennsylvania, BA 1979
Yeshiva University, Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, JD 1982

Dawn Effron is a mediator and collaborative attorney specializing in divorce. She teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Joshua S. Grinspoon
Cornell University, BA 1988
Northeastern University, JD 1993
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, MPA 2000

Mr. Grinspoon is an attorney and investment adviser/investment company examiner at the Boston Regional Office of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Prior to working at the SEC, Mr. Grinspoon was an enforcement attorney at the Massachusetts Securities Division, where he investigated and litigated numerous instances of securities fraud. Prior to that, he practiced corporate and securities law at the Boston law firm Gadsby Hannah (now McCarter & English), where he specialized in franchise law and Article IX of the Uniform Commercial Code. Mr. Grinspoon has taught legal research and writing, and is currently teaches Securities Regulation, Law of Financial Institutions (banking law), and Transactional Drafting.

Jessica D. Hedges
Boston College, BA 1994
Northeastern University, JD 1999

Ms. Hedges is a founding partner of the firm Hedges & Tumposky, where her practice focuses on criminal defense and civil rights litigation. Her criminal practice consists of representing individuals charged with a wide variety of crimes in state and federal court. Her civil rights practice concentrates in police misconduct litigation. She started her career as a law clerk for the Massachusetts Superior Clerk. She has trained in restorative theory and methods at the International Institute for Restorative Justice. She also teaches in the Sociology Department at Boston College, where she has taught “Studies in Crime and Social Justice” for the past nine years. She has lectured on criminal defense and police misconduct in various professional trainings and panels. She teaches the Criminal Advocacy Clinic.

Patricia Illingworth
York University, BA 1978
University of California, San Diego, MA/PhD 1985
Boston University, JD 1995

Ms. Illingworth is a member of the Human Rights Committee of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center and the Ethics Committee of the Mount Auburn Hospital, both affiliated with Harvard Medical School. She has written two books, AIDS and the Good Society (Routledge 1991) and Trusting Medicine: The Ethics of Managed Care (under review); she co-edited, with Professor Wendy Parmet, a textbook, Ethical Health Care(Prentice Hall, 2005). She is an associate professor of philosophy at Northeastern University, where she teaches courses in medical and business ethics, bioethics, and health policy and law. At the law school she teaches Bioethics and the Law.

Honorable R. Marc Kantrowitz
Ohio University, BA 1972, MA 1974
University of Toledo, JD 1978

Judge Kantrowitz is an associate justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. Prior to assuming his duties on the bench, he served as an associate justice on the Juvenile Court for five years. Judge Kantrowitz started his legal career in the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office, serving as an assistant district attorney for six years. Upon leaving, he entered private practice, concentrating in criminal and civil litigation, for over a decade. Throughout his career, he tried hundreds of cases. He has also been published extensively. He teaches Criminal Trial Practice.

Michael Keating
Williams College, BA Harvard University, LLB

Mr. Keating is the principal trial attorney at Foley Hoag in Boston and is chairman of the Litigation Department. He represents corporate and individual litigants in a range of complex defense litigation in both federal and state court. He served as a law clerk to both Associate Justice Francis J. Quirico of the Massachusetts Superior Court and Judge W. Arthur Garrity Jr. of the US District Court for Massachusetts. In 2003 and 2004 he was ranked by Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers as Massachusetts' leading general commercial litigator. He teaches Civil Trial Practice.

Peter M. Kelley 
Boston College, AB 1987 
Suffolk University Law School, JD 1991 
Boston University Graduate School of Management, MBA 2005

Mr. Kelley currently serves as Board Counsel and occasional Administrative Hearings Counsel with the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure. He is also a Special Assistant Attorney General for the Division with respect to affirmative civil litigation. Prior to that, Mr. Kelley worked for more than a decade with the City of Boston, as both the Legal Advisor to the Boston Public School Department and as an Assistant Corporation Counsel with the Law Department. After graduating cum laude from Suffolk University Law School, Mr. Kelley served first as a law clerk and then as deputy chief law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court and then as an associate with Glovsky,Tarlow & Milberg, in Boston, where his practice was concentrated in complex civil litigation. Mr. Kelley taught education law at the University of Massachusetts, Boston Graduate School of Education for eight years and presently for the Principal Residency Network at Northeastern University’s Center for Collaborative Education. He teaches legal research and writing in the Legal Skills in Social Context.

Stephen M. Kohn
Boston University, BS 1979 
Brown University, MA 1983 
Northeastern University School of Law, JD 1984

Stephen M. Kohn is a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP and the founder of the National Whistleblower Center. Mr. Kohn served as the Director of Corporate Litigation for the Government Accountability Project and is widely recognized as the nation’s leading expert on whistleblower law. His seventh book on whistleblowing is The Whistleblower’s Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing What’s Right and Protecting Yourself (Lyons Press, 3rd edition, 2013). Mr. Kohn worked with Congress to draft key whistleblower protection provisions enacted into laws such as the Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes-Oxley and Whistleblower Protection Acts. In 2012 he successfully represented the first major Swiss bank whistleblower, obtaining for his client the largest reward ever paid to an individual whistleblower ($104 million dollars). In 2014 Mr. Kohn and his firm were named by the National Law Journal as one of the fifty top plaintiff's lawyers/firms in the United States.

Mary E. Landergan 
Wellesley College, AB 1978
University College, Ireland, MA 1979 
Columbia University, JD 1982 

Ms. Landergan, of counsel to Rich May, concentrates on corporate and intellectual property matters. Ms. Landergan has practiced in international law, general commercial litigation, bankruptcy, constitutional law, civil rights and entertainment law. She has worked in the legal departments at CBS and ABC and an international New York-based law firm. She has provided legal and strategic consulting services for various clients in the media/entertainment industry in the areas of intellectual property, media law, contract negotiation and drafting, employment law, first amendment and pre-broadcast libel review. In addition, Ms. Landergan has conducted seminars on sexual harassment. She teaches Entertainment Law and First Amendment Law. 

Neil T. Leifer 
Clark University, AB, 1976 
Northeastern University, JD 1981 

Mr. Leifer was a partner at Thornton & Naumes, LLP, where he practiced civil litigation from 1983 until 2011, specializing in occupational and children’s environmental health. He served as special assistant attorney general from 1995 until 1999 in Commonwealth of Massachusetts v. Philip Morris, et al and in 1995 was appointed to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on the Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning. He retired from his law practice in 2011 to work in public health on the problem of child obesity. 

Sophia Lingos 
University of Utah, BA 
Northeastern University, JD 2009 

Ms. Lingos is the principal and founding attorney of Lingos Law, a boutique business law firm located in Boston, representing start-up and existing entities in forming, protecting, expanding and maintaining their ventures. She is an active alumna of Northeastern University School of Law and passionate philanthropist serving in numerous leadership roles throughout the community. She teaches Law Practice Management. 

Leonard E. Milligan III
University of Vermont, BA 2000
New England School of Law, JD 2007

Mr. Milligan is a partner at Milligan Coughlin LLC, a litigation firm with offices in Boston and Aspen, Colorado. He practices criminal defense in federal and state courts. He is a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College and annually recognized by his peers for his litigation acumen. In addition to teaching at Northeastern, he teaches Trial Advocacy at Harvard Law School each fall, and is a member of MCLE/CPCS faculty for the annual Zealous Advocacy training for all indigent defense lawyers. Mr. Milligan teaches Criminal Advocacy.

Stephen M. Novak
University of Texas at Austin, BS
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D.
University of San Diego School of Law, LL.M Taxation
Harvard University, ALM

Mr. Novak served as a federal prosecutor under both President Ronald Reagan’s and President Herbert Walker Bush’s administration.

Over the past 25 years, he has held several of the highest legal positions in professional sports and entertainment. He is the only lawyer to have held top legal positions in all of the three major areas of professional sports: (1) He has been one of the top sports lawyers having provided player representation to many of the top NFL players, including former winners of the Heisman, Outland and Lombardi Trophies. He also represented several NFL head coaches and PGA Tour professionals, as well as local and national on-air sports personalities, (2) He has represented team ownership having served General Counsel and interim Director of Operations of the Los Angeles Rams (St. Louis Rams); and, (3) He has provided representation to a major television and sports network having held the position of Senior Counsel of Fox Broadcasting Company and Fox Sports.

Professor Novak’s television and motion picture experience includes that of senior legal counsel to several made-for-television movies- of-the-week, situational comedies, television specials, commercials, television sports events, animated films, children’s network television programming and television dramas. In film, Mr. Novak has produced award-winning documentary feature films, and has served as senior legal counsel to documentaries and feature films. In addition, Mr. Novak has also represented various production companies, national radio talent and still-photography models.

His successful law practice has been combined with prominent teaching experience at Harvard University, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Charleston School of Law, University of San Diego School of Law, and Charles University First Faculty of Medicine in Prague, Czech Republic. Mr. Novak is currently engaged in the private practice of law with an emphasis in representation of domestic and international clientele in the fields of sports and entertainment law, intellectual property law, international law, business and corporate law, and high-level litigation.

Mr. Novak teaches Entertainment Law, Entertainment Law Transactions, The Law of Television and Motion Picture Production, Behind Closed Doors: Representing the Professional Athlete and Team Ownership, Sports Law, Licensing Intellectual Property, Contracts Drafting, Law and Medicine; Medical Ethics.

He is a member of the California, Massachusetts, and Georgia State Bars with his law offices located in Boston and San Diego.

Keith R. Osher 
University of Illinois, BS 1970 
University of Chicago, MBA 1973 

Mr. Osher is a principal at Osher & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm focusing on providing financial analysis and planning to small and medium size organizations. Prior to his current position, he served as vice president of finance for a leading retail chain. As a financial analyst for a bipartisan commission of the Illinois legislature, he performed program evaluations and economic forecasts. He teaches Quantitative Methods. 

Mark Paige
University of Wisconsin, JD 
University of Wisconsin, PhD

Mark Paige has represented school districts in education law matters including special education, labor and employment, and collective bargaining.

Michael Pezza Jr. 
Colgate University, BA 1977 
Case Western University, JD 1980 

Mr. Pezza is a lawyer and mediator. In his law practice, Law Office of Michael A. Pezza Jr., he focuses on civil litigation and media, publishing, and First Amendment law. Mr. Pezza provides mediation and related services through Boston Dispute Resolution Services, which he founded in 2008. Mr. Pezza is panel counsel for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts, is a member of the Online Media Legal Network @ Harvard’s Berkman Center, and provides pro bono mediation services through a court mediation program in the Boston area. He is a member of the Defense Counsel Section of the Media Law Resource Center, and is a former Vice Chair of the Media, Privacy & Defamation Law Committee of the ABA TIPS Section. Mr. Pezza is a Contributing Author in the 4th edition of PERLE, WILLIAMS & FISCHER ON PUBLISHING LAW, in which he revised and updated the chapters on defamation, invasion of privacy, publicity rights, other publication torts, and the media’s rights of access to places and records. He tweets on topics of interest to his practice and research under @mapjresq. He teaches Entertainment Law.

Arnold R. Rosenfeld 
Bowdoin College, AB 1962 
Boston College, JD 1967 

Mr. Rosenfeld currently is senior counsel at Sarrouf Law. He previously was of counsel at K&L Gates. He also has served as the chief bar counsel of the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers and as the chief counsel of the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services, the state public defender organization. Mr. Rosenfeld is an experienced civil and criminal trial and appellate lawyer who presently focuses his practice on representing lawyers and law firms on legal ethical matters, including representing respondents in bar disciplinary cases, and as an expert on the law of lawyering including the Rules of Professional Conduct, conflict of interest and attorney-client privilege, as well as in complex civil and criminal cases in the state and federal courts. He teaches Professional Responsibility. 

Stuart Rossman 
University of Michigan, BA 1975
Harvard University, JD 1978

Mr. Rossman is an attorney with the National Consumer Law Center, where he directs the organization's litigation efforts. He has 13 years of trial experience as a private attorney and served as chief of the Trial Division and Business and Labor Protection Bureau at the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. He also founded and chaired the Attorney General's Abandoned Housing Task Force, a project created to assist municipalities and community groups in seeking solutions to abandoned properties. He teaches Civil Trial Practice. 

Roberta L. Rubin 
Brown University, BA 1982
Harvard University, JD 1987

Ms. Rubin's primary legal practice is in the areas of housing and community development, with a particular focus on urban redevelopment. She practices law with Klein Hornig LLP, a firm whose practice is dedicated to developing and preserving affordable housing. She has worked at the Boston firm Brown, Rudnick, Feed, & Gesmer and served as deputy general counsel of The Community Builders, Inc. She teaches Affordable Housing.

Amy Remus Scott
Harvard College, AB 1995
University of Michigan, JD 2000

Ms. Scott clerked for Judge Cornelia Kennedy on the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and then worked for several years as an associate in the corporate department at Foley Hoag LLP in Boston. She currently teaches in the first-year legal writing program at Boston University School of Law, and in the graduate program at the Boston University School of Management. Ms. Scott teaches Transactional Drafting. 

Michael Tumposky
Rutgers College, BA 2001
Northeastern University, JD 2004

Mr. Tumposky is a partner at Hedges & Tumposky, where he concentrates his practice on criminal defense and civil rights litigation. He has defended a wide variety of criminal cases, ranging from simple misdemeanors such as drug possession, drunk driving, and assault and battery, to more complex felonies such as identity theft, drug trafficking, child pornography distribution, child enticement, welfare fraud, and sexual assault. He also maintains an active appellate practice, handling appeals in cases ranging from arson and murder in state court, to firearms and drug trafficking in federal court. He also represents clients in civil cases in both state and federal courts, at the trial and appellate level. He has tried cases in areas ranging from police misconduct and First Amendment violations, to employment discrimination and common law torts. Mr. Tumposky is a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, GA. He teaches Criminal Trial Practice and is the coach of the National Trial Competition team.

Cara Wilking
Northeastern University School of Law, JD 2005

Cara Wilking is a Senior Staff Attorney at the Public Health Advocacy Institute. Ms. Wilking provides legal technical assistance to public health officials and public health researchers working to reduce sugar‑sweetened beverage consumption and increase access to drinking water. She conducts research into the role of state consumer protection laws to limit unfair, deceptive and misleading food marketing to children and teens in traditional and digital media. Ms. Wilking is an active member of the National Obesity Prevention Research and Evaluation Network with a focus on legal frameworks that shape the availability and quality of drinking water in school buildings.