School of Law is pleased to welcome four new faculty members this school year.
Leigh Osofsky joins the faculty as a tax law professor from the University of Miami School of
Law, where she taught courses addressing various aspects of taxation and policy
for the last seven years. Osofsky's research focuses on the administration of
the tax system. She has written about tax compliance as well as the
intersection of the tax system with legislation and regulation more generally. Osofsky
teaches Income Taxation, Partnership Tax, and Tax Law Research & Writing.
Sherowski is a visiting clinical assistant professor after teaching
at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law for seven years. She teaches
two sections of Research, Reasoning, Writing, and Advocacy I and II. At Ohio
State, Sherowski taught Legal Analysis & Writing I and II and Appellate
Advocacy, and she also directed the college’s nationally-ranked moot court
& lawyering skills program.
“Shelley” Holliday Welton is a visiting assistant professor of law
and the Thomas F. Taft Distinguished Fellow in Environmental Law for the
2018-19 academic year. Welton is an assistant professor at the University of
South Carolina School of Law. Her research focuses on how climate change is
transforming energy and environmental law and governance. She teaches Energy
Law: Resources & Electricity and Environmental Law.
Brooker ’03 is a visiting clinical assistant professor of law and
director of the Veterans Legal Assistance Project at UNC School of Law. With 20
years of active duty service in the U.S. Army, Brooker’s military experience
includes multiple leadership positions in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate
General’s Corps. Recently, he served for two years as the deputy staff judge
advocate for U.S. Army Africa / Southern European Task Force in Vicenza, Italy.
In addition to the new faculty, UNC School of Law also
recently named the following new chair appointment:
: Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Professor
in Public Policy
-September 10, 2018