J. Scott Colesanti has taught at Hofstra since 2002 and in 2006 was selected “Professor of the Year” by the Hofstra Law Review. He has had over a dozen articles published by law reviews/industry journals, and his writings have been downloaded on SSRN over 175 times since 2009. Other of his writings have been published by The New York Law Journal and as expert commentaries introducing seminal securities cases on Lexis/Nexis.
Professor Colesanti is a member of the Bars of New York, Missouri and Washington, D.C., and he has served as a securities industry arbitrator since 2000. Previously, Professor Colesanti served as Trial Counsel for the New York Stock Exchange and within the NYSE Office of General Counsel. He has handled appeals before the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Social Security Administration, and the New York State Division of Human Rights. He has served an appointment to the Corporate Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and he is a regularly invited participant in the University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law and Economics Roundtable.
Professor Colesanti, who previously taught at the Saint Louis University School of law, has taught in Curacao and Germany as part of the Hofstra Study Abroad program. He also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Securities Law, Regulation and Compliance and is a former contributing co-editor of the Business Law Professor Blog (posts available at http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/j-scott-colesanti/ ).