Accomplished legal faculty with an innovative edge.
Accomplished legal faculty with an innovative edge.

University of Pittsburgh Faculty for Online Programs

Pitt Law’s esteemed faculty members teach with an emphasis on instilling practical knowledge for career acceleration. You can find many of them teaching in both the online and on-campus programs at Pitt. As working professionals themselves, you will learn material that is applicable to real-world challenges you will face in your field.

These changemakers and industry leaders bring an impressive wealth of knowledge to our law programs and build invaluable mentoring relationships with Pitt Law students. Learn more about the faculty members for our online programs by exploring their profiles below.

Jaclyn Belczyk
Professor of Practice
Executive Editor, JURIST

Program: MSL

belczyk@pitt.edu
Ben Bratman
Professor of Legal Writing
Coordinator, Legal Writing Program

Program: MSL

beb9@pitt.edu
Pat Chew
Judge J. Quint Salmon and Anne Salmon Chaired Professor

Programs: MSL, HR Law

patchew@pitt.edu
Samantha Clancy
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: HR Law
Jane Collins
Adjunct Professor

Program: Health Care Compliance
Mary Crossley
Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance

crossley@pitt.edu
Mary Nell Cummings
Adjunct Professor of Law
Director, Health Care Compliance Online Certificate Program

Program: Health Care Compliance

mncummings@pitt.edu
Jessica Ellel
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance
Phil Hackney
Associate Professor of Law

Program: MSL

phackney@pitt.edu
Tina Batra Hershey
Affiliated Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance

tbh16@pitt.edu
Jay Hornack
Adjunct Professor of Law
Director, Human Resources Law Online Certificate Program

Program: HR Law

jay.hornack@pitt.edu
Nevena Jevremovic
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: International Business Law and Dispute Resolution

nej26@pitt.edu
Oliver Kim
Instructor

Program: MSL
Charles Kotuby
Professor of Practice

Program: International Business Law and Dispute Resolution

charles.kotuby@pitt.edu
Max Laun
Adjunct Professor of Law
Director, International Business Law and Dispute Resolution Online Certificate Program and Corporate Compliance Online Certificate Program

Programs: International Business Law and Dispute Resolution, Corporate Compliance

max.laun@pitt.edu
Jacqueline Lipton
Assistant Professor of Legal Writing

Program: MSL

jdl103@pitt.edu
William Maruca, Esquire
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance

wmaruca@foxrothschild.com
William McNally
Instructor

Program: MSL
Alan Meisel
Professor Emeritus of Law
Director of Online Programs and MSL Program

meisel@pitt.edu
Kimberly D. Moses
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance
Stephen Muffler
Instructor

Program: MSL
Marily Nixon
Professor of Practice
Director of Online Master of Studies in Law Program
Director of the Practical Business Law Certificate

Program: MSL

marilynixon@pitt.edu
Jean E. Novak
Professor of Law

Program: HR Law

jnovak@smgglaw.com
Laura M. Odwazny
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance
Peter Oh
Professor of Law

Program: MSL

poh@pitt.edu
Alan M. Pittler
Professor of Law

Program: HR Law

apittler@cozen.com
Marye Isaacs Phillips
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance
Linda Ruse
Instructor

Program: MSL
Ann Sinsheimer
Professor of Legal Writing

Program: MSL

ans24@pitt.edu
Catherine Sullivan
Adjunct Professor

Program: Health Care Compliance
Shawn Sullivan
Instructor

Program: MSL
Linn M. Swanson
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance
Emily E. Town
Professor of Law

Program: HR Law
Bobbi Britton Tucker
Professor of Law

Program: HR Law

bbrittontucker@cozen.com
Barbara Vimont
Adjunct Professor of Law

Program: Health Care Compliance

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Find the online program that fits your needs. Our Online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program is designed for professionals seeking to enhance their careers through a legal education with a versatile alternative to the traditional three-year JD degree. Our graduate certificates can further your expertise within a specific area of the law in 10 months. Students who complete a certificate program have the option of applying those 15 course credits toward the Online MSL degree.

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Master of Studies in Law Admissions Deadlines

Dec
22
Priority Deadline
December 22
Spring 2023
Jan
5
Final Deadline
January 5
Spring 2023
Jan
9
Start Date
January 9
Spring 2023

Certificates Admissions Deadlines

Dec
22
Priority Deadline
December 22
Spring 2023
Jan
19
Final Deadline
January 19
Spring 2023
Jan
23
Start Date
January 23
Spring 2023