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DePaul Law Faculty

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Professor Alberto R. Coll teaching class.
The DePaul Law faculty is a dynamic blend of leading scholars and respected practitioners. Our law professors focus on innovative programs of instruction and bring real-world experience to the classroom. And through scholarship, legal reform and public engagement, our faculty inspires student learning and makes an impact in the global legal community.

Scholarly Impact

DePaul Law ranked 64th in a 2015 study measuring the scholarly impact of U.S. law faculties.

In the last three years, our faculty has authored more than 100 law review articles and book chapters and has published more than a dozen legal academic books.

Our faculty offers expertise to the broader legal community in areas such as immigration reform, the protection of cultural property, international aviation policy and U.S.-Cuban relations.


Faculty News

  • 07/27/2020 - IP/IT Faculty Achievements – Spring-Summer 2020

    CIPLIT® would like to congratulate its IP/IT faculty members for their remarkable achievements throughout the first half of 2020. These include publishing articles on the importance of legal tech education and the doctrine of equivalents, winning an award for cultural heritage preservation, and publishing a book on Jewish tradition, among many other accomplishments....
  • 06/29/2020 - Faculty Spotlight: Wendy Netter Epstein

    A DePaul law professor since 2013, Wendy Netter Epstein also serves as faculty director of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute. Recently, she partnered with the American Health Law Association (AHLA) and Dbase media to produce a series of public service announcement videos about COVID-19 and its impact on law, which you can watch here.Q. What were you working on before COVID-19...
  • 05/14/2020 - Professor Allison Tirres Rejoins College of Law Leadership Team

    Associate Professor of Law Allison Tirres has been named associate dean for academic affairs and strategic initiatives at the College of Law and will join the Dean’s administrative team on June 1. She previously served as associate dean for academic affairs from 2014-2017 and led the creation of the signature 3YP (Third Year in Practice) and joint BA/JD 3+3...
  • 05/05/2020 - Faculty Spotlight: Joshua Sarnoff

    ​Joshua Sarnoff is a professor at DePaul University College of Law, the 2018 recipient of the DePaul Spirit of Inquiry Award, and the Thomas A. Edison Distinguished Scholar at the US Patent and Trademark Office from 2014-2015. In June 2019, he testified before the Intellectual Property Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee.Q. Can you discuss testifying in front of Congress?I was invited...
  • 04/17/2020 - Faculty Profile: Patty Gerstenblith

    Patty Gerstenblith is a distinguished research professor of law at the College of Law, as well as the faculty director for the Center for Art, Museum & Cultural Heritage Law. In January 2020, she received the Archaeological Institute of America's Outstanding Public Service Award, which “recognizes exceptional contributions that promote public understanding of, interest in, and...

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