Carolina Law Welcomes New Faculty Members

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UNC 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.

Elizabeth 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.

Sheldon “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.

John Wesley 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.

Leigh Osofsky
Leigh Osofsky
Sherowski
Elizabeth Sherowski
Shelley Welton
Shelley Welton
John Brooker
John Brooker


In addition to the new faculty, UNC School of Law also recently named the following new chair appointment:

Erika Wilson : Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Professor in Public Policy

-September 10, 2018

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