Hofstra Law

Faculty Experts Guide

Hofstra Law Faculty Experts

To schedule interviews with Hofstra Law faculty, contact Andrew E. Berman, Associate Dean for Communications and Marketing, by calling 516-463-4142 or by email.

Adoption, same-sex marriage and adoption, family law, marriage, divorce

  • J. Scott Colesanti
    Financial markets, Dow Jones, New York Stock Exchange, securities laws
  • Ronald J. Colombo
    Federal Reserve, subprime mortgage crisis, monopolies, competition, free trade, cartels, mergers and acquisitions, price gouging, business organizations, securities laws, contracts
  • Linda Galler
    Corporate taxation 
  • Daniel J.H. Greenwood
    Economic crisis, recession, depression, financial markets, monopolies, competition, free trade, cartels, mergers and acquisitions, price gouging, CEO corruption, brokerage houses, banks, mortgages, foreclosures, corporate free speech, securities laws
  • Miriam R. Lyman
    Corporate and securities law, contract law, business organizations, business planning, business drafting, mergers and acquisitions

Children’s rights, children’s advocacy, custody issues, juvenile justice, immigrant children matters, child welfare system, children involved in sexual abuse, physical abuse, neglect

  • Robert A. Baruch Bush
    Mediation, conflict resolution, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution
  • J. Scott Colesanti
    Business arbitration, arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority 
  • Andrew Schepard
    Collaborative law, mediation in family matters, conflict resolution, arbitration

Constitutional law, governmental authority, presidential power, foreign policy, federalism, state’s rights, civil rights/liberties.

Consumer rights, consumer protection, consumer laws, consumer risks

Copyright, intellectual property, library issues, Internet issues

  • Alafair S. Burke
    Criminal law and sentencing, criminal procedure, prosecutorial policies, community policing, non-punitive responses to crime, domestic violence
  • Robin Charlow
    Criminal law 
  • Stefan Krieger
    Evidence, evidence at trial, admissibility of evidence, applied evidence
  • Ellen C. Yaroshefsky
    Criminal Justice

Defamation, false claims, libel, slander

Disability rights, Americans with Disabilities Act, employment discrimination

Domestic violence, prosecution of batterers, defense of battered women, criminal law and sentencing, criminal procedure, prosecutorial policies, community policing, non-punitive responses to crime

Global warming, environment, energy, “green” issues, governmental response to climate change

First Amendment issues, civil rights/liberties, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Religion

  • Janet L. Dolgin
    Health Care, health care plans, health insurance, health care disparities, uninsured, under-insured

Landlord-tenant issues, renter’s rights, low-income housing

Human rights, international human rights, international law, foreign policy

  • Theo Liebmann
    Immigrant youth and unaccompanied minors
  • Lauris Wren
    Asylum cases, refugees, human rights, immigration laws post 9/11

International law, foreign policy, conflict of laws, international family law

  • Akilah N. Folami
    Internet, new media, communications law, online privacy, ownership of media, content regulation

Judges, judicial power, Supreme Court judges, Supreme Court history, Supreme Court power

LGBT issues, same-sex marriage, same-sex adoption, gender issues, discrimination, employment discrimination

Marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, children’s rights, custody, alimony, parental responsibility

  • Eric Lane
    Government, municipal law, term limits, legislative processes, constitutional law, New York City governments/politics, New York City charter revision
  • Stefan Krieger
    Election laws, voting rights, voters turned away
  • James Sample
    Voting rights, campaign finance, government

Presidential power, terrorism, homeland security, torture laws, Guantanamo Bay

  • Stefan Krieger
    Real estate law, property laws, landlord rights, tenant rights, housing discrimination

Supreme Court, Supreme Court justices, judges, judicial power, presidential power, Supreme Court history, Supreme Court power, constitutional law

Taxes, income tax, tax on wealthy, capital gains, inheritance taxes, tax on gifts, taxation of corporations

Terrorism, homeland security, torture laws, Guantanamo Bay, presidential power

Wills, trusts, estates, distribution of property and assets