UNC School of Law welcomes three new faculty members for the fall 2013 semester.
The new faculty members include:
Beth S. Posner
Beth S. Posner formally joins the faculty this year as clinical assistant professor of law. She earned her J.D. with honors from UNC School of Law in 1997, and is an honors graduate of Bryn Mawr College with an M.A. in comparative literature from the University of Pennsylvania. After two years as the statewide coordinator of domestic violence initiatives for Legal Services of North Carolina, she served first in the Office of the State Appellate Defender, then as staff attorney and managing attorney in Legal Aid’s Hillsborough & Pittsboro Offices. Since 2003, she has been a visiting or adjunct clinical professor in various UNC School of Law’s clinical programs. Posner has also been an advisor for the Domestic Violence Advocacy 50B Project and further coordinates and supervises the Pro Bono Divorce Project, in which volunteer law students represent low-income clients in simple divorces. Beth is a faculty member for the ABA Commission on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Posner is teaching the Immigration Clinic in both the fall and spring semesters.
Dana Remus formally joins the faculty after visiting here last spring and after teaching at the University of New Hampshire School of Law and Drexel University's Earle Mack School of Law. She earned her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2002. Following law school, she clerked on the U.S. Supreme Court for Associate Justice Samuel Alito and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit for Judge Anthony Scirica, as well as serving as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Her research interests center on legal and judicial ethics and the regulation of the legal profession. In the fall, she will teach Judicial Clerkship Writings and, in the spring, she will teach Professional Responsibility: Ethical Lawyering in Context and Property.
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas
Kathleen DeLaney Thomas earned her J.D. from NYU School of Law in 2005 and an LL.M. in taxation from NYU in 2010. She practiced tax law at Cooley LLP from 2007-2011 and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP from 2005-2007, then was acting assistant professor of tax law at NYU School of Law from 2011-2013. She writes primarily on tax law and behavioral economics. Her fall course is Contracts and her spring course is Income Taxation.
-September 9, 2013