Each Team is assigned at least one Subject Expert Advisor who has significant knowledge and experience related to the Team's assigned topic. Subject Expert Advisors provide students information about their topic and connect them with others in their field that can help the students identify and better understand the problems in their topic so that they can develop creative solutions and Projects of Worth. Each Team connects with their Subject Expert Advisor two times over the course of the semester.
Visiting Professor, University of Miami School of Law, Former Chief Counsel to the Citizenship and Immigration ServicCalifornia Association
Areas of Expertise: immigration law and policy
Senior Vice President of Balint, Brown and Basri LLC, Adjunct Professor, Fordham University Law School
Areas of Expertise: in-house lawyers, ethics and compliance, business, anti-corruption and transparency issues in Iraq.
Steven C. Bennett
Partner, Jones Day
Areas of Expertise: domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration, including cases involving bankruptcy, construction, corporate, energy, insurance, intellectual property, privacy and data security
Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California Association
Areas of Expertise: appellate law, appellate advocacy, federal civil rights litigation (especially claims under section 1983), tort and insurance litigation, arbitration law, federal criminal law and procedure, financial fraud and public corruption
Head of Career and Professional Development Office, Earle Mack School of Law, Drexel University and Former General Counsel of Sunoco Chemicals
Areas of Expertise: law career services and compliance and regulations affecting global specialty chemcial companies
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, Igloo Products Corporation
Areas of Expertise: business strategy, financial management, and mergers and acquisition transaction integration to facilitate business growth and progress.
Partner, Head of Client Relations and Mentoring, Eversheds, London UK
Areas of Expertise: new client development pricing strategy, business development training, and mentoring for qualified staff from trainee solicitor through to partnership.
Partner with Edge International; senior consultant with Stem Legal; award-winning blogger at Law21: Dispatches from a Legal Profession on the Brink; Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management; Chair of the InnovAction Awards
Areas of Expertise: evolution of the global legal services marketplace; strategic planning for law firms and legal organizations; online content and communications strategies for law firms; legal service providers outside the legal profession.
Director of the Center for Telecommunications and Intellectual Property
Areas of Expertise: transborder licensing, distance learning, and telecommunications, career services in nontraditional legal positions.
Legal Services Commissioner, New South Wales
Areas of Expertise: regulation of the legal profession and registration of security professionals in Australia and New Zealand
Sarah A. Mourer
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Education, University of Miami School of Law
Areas of Expertise: criminal law, wrongful convictions, and trial advocacy
Ann M. Olazábal
Associate Professor of Business Law, University of Miami School of Business Administration
Areas of Expertise: business ethics (i.e., the moral implications of business conduct,) international sales and finance law (i.e., the documentary sale, letters of credit, etc.,), and corporate governance and securities law
Vice President of Legal, LegalZoom.com Attorney Services Division
Areas of Expertise: online legal services for families and small businesses, regulatory requirements around attorney advertising, multi-jurisdictional practice and virtual practice as well as limited scope legal services, unauthorized practice of law and prepaid legal service regulations.
Assistant Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law
Areas of Expertise: models of mind in criminal law, evidentiary issues presented by neuroscientific work on memory, and the role of pain in different legal domains. law
Chief Information Officer, Russell Hobbs, Inc. (Black & Decker Homer Products, George Foreman)
Areas of Expertise: strategic planning, technical operations management, project management, organizational change management, systems integration, business process re-design, budgeting & capital planning, and enterprise resource planning
Professor of Management Studies, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Areas of Expertise: global strategy, outsourcing, and offshoring
Harvey A. Feldman Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law, Penn State Dickinson School of Law
Areas of Expertise: Global Lawyer Regulation Initiatives
Lecturer in Law at Miami Law in Legal Communciations. Former partner at Stearns Weaver Miller Wiessler Alhadeff & Sitterson and Shareholder in the firm's Labor and Employment law department
Areas of Expertise: employment law, employment law counseling, training, litigation (individual and class actions), and management and administration of a law firm, including the recruiting, professional development, and training processes
Quain Professor of Jurisprudence Emeritus at University College London, Visiting Professor at the University of Miami School of Law department
Areas of Expertise: Jurisprudence, Evidence, Legal Education and Law and Development, Human Rights, and Globalization
Stephanie West Allen
Author, Co-founder Brains on Purpose
Areas of Expertise: Mediation, Settlement and Negotiation, Psychology of Conflict, Law and Psychology, and Psychology of Prejudice.
Director of Professioal Development at Goodwin Procter in 2004. Former leader of professional development for McKinsey & Company and former associate at Foley & Lardner
Areas of Expertise: talent management, competencies, evaluation processes, giving and recieving feedback, mentor programs, diversity initiatives, work allocation systems, and how to tie them to professional development, and leadership program development
Lecturer in the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program of Mt. Sinai Hospiatl and Medical Center. Financial services consultant and Senior Advisor to Novantas. Former Chairman of Financial Institutions Group, A.T. Kearney
Areas of Expertise: investment banking, management consulting, financial services, organizational and operational strategy for banking, insurance, and securities sectors within financial services
Daniel B. Winslow
Senior Counsel, Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department, Proskauer Rose LLP
Areas of Expertise: complex civil and criminal cases for individuals and corporations, including bet-the-company litigation and ADR involving commercial disputes, state and federal administrative law, corporate compliance, intellectual property, consumer protection, products liability, procurement, and white-collar criminal defense
Judge William G. Young
Federal District Court Judge, Federal District Court of Massachusetts
Areas of Expertise: Criminal and Civil Federal Litigation
Managing Director of Farlie Turner & Co.
Areas of Expertise: legal and business consulting for financially distressed businesses, creditors, bankruptcy trustees, and investors in connection with the purchase and sale of distressed companies and assets