Susan Joffe joins the faculty as an associate professor of legal writing. Professor Joffe earned her law degree with distinction from Hofstra University School of Law, where she graduated first in her class and served as articles editor of the Law Review. Following graduation, Professor Joffe clerked for federal District Judge Reena Raggi (currently a member of the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit). Professor Joffe has practiced extensively in the areas of labor and employment law and employee benefits. She has been associated with the New York firms of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind Wharton and Garrison and, most recently, Holland & Knight, LLP. Professor Joffe has participated in presentations concerning the arbitration of employment claims, privacy in the workplace and the Family and Medical Leave Act, and has written about the tax implications of agreements settling employment discrimination claims, the Family and Medical Leave Act and employee benefit issues. Before starting her legal career, Professor Joffe taught English composition and literature at the college level.