For the Media: Inquiries, Interviews and Experts

The University of Miami School of Law welcomes media inquiries about the Law School and its faculty, students, centers, and programs. Our faculty members are leading experts on a wide range of subjects and are happy to offer ideas, opinions, analysis, and commentary on the news of the day. For help identifying a legal expert for a news story or segment, and for permission to film and photograph on Law School premises, please contact:

Catharine Skipp
Director of Media Relations & Public Affairs
University of Miami School of Law
305-284-9810 (office)
305-773-5801 (cell)
cskipp@law.miami.edu

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Experts for the Media

Experts are available by arrangement and as class schedule and research demands permit. 

David Abraham

David Abraham

Immigration law expert

Cuban Adjustment Act, wet foot/dry foot, travel bans

Anthony Alfieri

Anthony Alfieri

Ethics and environmental law expert

Environmental justicegentrification, Florida ethics laws

Natalie Barefoot

Natalie Barefoot

Expert in environmental justice

Marine mammal protections, toxic sludge site, whale protection

Caroline Bettinger-Lopez

Caroline Bettinger-Lopez

Expert in human rights, women and children's rights

International human rights

Caroline Bradley

Caroline Bradley

Expert in European community law, British and European financial law, and U.S. security regulations

Brexit

Patricia Brown

Patricia Brown

Expert in international tax, tax treaty policy, and cross-border financial transactions

Tax havens, off-shore tax evasion

Sergio Campos

Sergio Campos

Expert in class action

Tyson Foods

Peter Carfagna

Peter Carfagna

Expert in sports law, and the business of professional athlete and teams

NFL coach salaries, Roger Goodell

Donna Coker

Donna Coker

Expert in domestic violence, criminal law, and evidence 

Stand Your Ground

 

Charlton Copeland

Charlton Copeland

Expert in constitutional law, federalism, race and American institutions, and health policy

Presidential Protection Assistance law, protecting the President's multiple homes, gay marriage

Andrew Dawson

Andrew Dawson

Expert in bankruptcy law

Puerto Rico

Michele DeStefano

Michele DeStefano

Expert in legal innovation, compliance, and global education

Legal education

Mary Anne Franks

Mary Anne Franks

Criminal law expert

Revenge porn, Internet privacy, cyberstalking, gun rights, Stand Your Ground, livestreaming violence

Sandra Friedrich

Sandra Friedrich

Expert in international business transactions and arbitration, European Union law, and German law

Panama Canal cost overruns

Christina Frohock

Christina Frohock

Guantanamo expert

U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay

A. Michael Froomkin

A. Michael Froomkin

Expert in privacy law, robot law, and technology law

Robots, FBI/Apple encryption fight

Jeff Hearne

Jeff Hearne

Expert in tenant's rights

Homeless sex offenders, landlord negligence

Frances Hill

Frances Hill

Constitutional law, election law, tax law, bankruptcy, and tax-exempt organizations expert

Trump family charitiesU.S. tennis board tax conflicts

Jan Jacobowitz

Jan Jacobowitz

Expert in ethics and professional responsibility

Travel bans, social media boundaries

Osamudia James

Osamudia James

Expert in education law, civil law, and race

Cultural appropriation, segregation in education, Confederate monuments, Black lives matter

Donald Jones

Donald Jones

Expert in constitutional law, criminal law, and criminal procedure

1st amendment abuse, RICO for gang members

Lili Levi

Lili Levi

Expert in media law, copyright, defamation and privacy law

Seven dirty words

Caroline Mala Corbin

Caroline Mala Corbin

Constitutional law expert

First amendment, LGBT rights, church-state separation, abuse of office, Religious Freedom Restoration Act

JoNel Newman

JoNel Newman

Expert in health law and elder law

Disaster assistance

Bernard H. Oxman

Bernard Oxman

Expert in maritime, law of the sea, torts, and international law

South China Sea conflict

Kunal Parker

Kunal Parker

Expert in immigration law and property law

Wet foot/dry foot, travel bans, history of immigration

Marike Paulsson

Marike Paulsson

International arbitration expert

Arbitral awards, New York Convention

Bernard Perlmutter

Bernard Perlmutter

Expert in family law, children and youth law, and foster care

School suspensions

Daniel Ravicher

Dan Ravicher

Expert in patent and trademark, IP, and antitrust law

Antitrust, patent, and trademarks

Patricia Redmond

Patricia Redmond

Expert in bankruptcy, insolvency, restructuring, and Chapter 11

Bridal chain liquidation

Tamara Rice Lave

Tamara Rice Lave

Criminal law expert

Campus rape, RICO statutes, Title IX, sex offenders

Scott Rogers

Scott Rogers

Mindfulness in law expert

Lawyers conquering stress and conflict

Keith Rosenn

Keith Rosenn

Expert in comparative law, Latin American law, and constitutional law

Latin America's anti-corruption wave, Latin American rule-bending culture

Andres Sawicki

Andres Sawicki

Expert in intellectual property law and trademark and patent law

Copyright infringementreal estate

Stephen Schnably

Stephen Schnably

Expert in constitutional law, criminalization of homelessness, and property

Americans stuck in Honduran prison, homeless committed to alcohol treatment, Congress paid during shutdown

Rebecca Sharpless

Rebecca Sharpless

Immigration law expert

Travel ban, sanctuary cities, deportation, Immigration detention

Kele Stewart

Kele Stewart

Expert in family and juvenile law, children's rights, and clinical education

First Star Academy foster care youth

Scott Sundby

Scott Sundby

Criminal law expert in capital punishment

Death Penalty, juriesSupreme Court nominees

Craig Trocino

Craig Trocino

Expert in death penalty and innocence

Death penalty, innocence

Stephen Urice

Stephen Urice

Internationally recognized expert in art and antiquities law

Taxing of art

Teresa Verges

Teresa Verges

Expert in investor rights and financial regulation

Fiduciary rule, investment advisor ethics