Harvard Law School Appoints Pitt Law Professor Rhonda Wasserman as Visiting Professor


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Harvard Law School Appoints Pitt Law Professor as Visiting Professor
Professor Rhonda Wasserman to serve as visiting faculty for fall 2016

PITTSBURGH-University of Pittsburgh School of Law Professor Rhonda Wasserman has been appointed as a Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School for the fall 2016 semester. She will teach Civil Procedure and Transnational Litigation in U.S. Courts.

Professor Wasserman received Pitt Law’s Excellence-in-Teaching Award twice, once in 1990 and again in 2005, and also received the Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2000. She has published articles on interstate and international recognition of judgements; federal class action practice; state court jurisdiction; federal removal practice; and selected family law topics from a conflict-of-laws perspective, in such journals as Notre Dame Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, Emory Law Journal, and Boston University Law Review.

Professor Rhonda Wasserman

Professor Wasserman is an elected member of the American Law Institute. Before joining the Pitt Law faculty in 1986, she practiced law with the New York firm of Shereff, Friedman, Hoffman & Goodman, where she handled corporate takeover and other business litigation. She is a former member of the board of directors of the Pittsburgh chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Formally established in 1895, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law is the oldest and largest law-school program in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Pitt’s law-school program prepares its students for real-world practice through traditional legal coursework as well as experiential learning opportunities in one of its seven law clinics. With nearly 10,000 alumni, Pitt’s School of Law emphasizes practical skills training and helping its students enter the field of law as practice-ready legal professionals.



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