Lecturers of the School of American Law
Professor Warner is a Head of the School of American Law in Gdańsk on behalf of Chicago-Kent Collage of Law.
Professor Warner is a professor of law at Chicago-Kent Collage of Law and a foreign visiting professor at the University of Gdańsk, the Faculty of Law and Administration. He teaches Contracts, Remedies, Jurisprudence, Internet Law, and E-Commerce Law. Professor Warner's research concerns the regulation of business competition on the Internet and Internet security as well as the nature of human rights and their grounding in personal freedom. He has published several articles and books on philosophical and legal topics. He has lectured on Internet security at the second United Nations Economic Commission for Europe workshop, "E-Regulations: E-Security and Knowledge Economy," in Geneva, and, at the invitation of the FBI, on global cybercrime before the Chicago Crime Commission. He is currently faculty director of Chicago-Kent's Center for Law and Computers, and is the president of SAFEonline (the Standards Association for Elections Online), a not-for-profit organization that promulgates standards for political campaign Web sites.
Professor Warner earned his J.D. (Juris Doctorate) from the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, and he received his B.A. in English from Stanford University. Professor Warner was an assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Southern California and the University of Pennsylvania until he joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in 1990.
Jo Bogdan is currently Assistant Professor at Columbia College in Chicago. He previously taught on an adjunct basis at University of Connecticut, Illinois Institute of Technology and Chicago-Kent College of Law. Joe Bogdan is a specialist of the entertainment industry. He began his career as an attorney in private practice focusing on the leveraged exploitation of entertainment content through new media platforms. After private practice he spent 6 years as an entrepreneur. Today, while teaching at Columbia College, Joe Bogdan continues to consult for a variety of clients, from individual entertainment personalities to publicly traded companies, advising primarily on strategies designed to build, manage and generate incremental revenue from content and other intellectual property portfolios.
Mr. Bogdan has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Illinois, and both an M.A. in Communications Management and a J.D. from the University of Southern California.
Bartram S. Brown
Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Program in International and Comparative Law. Professor Brown received his B.A. from Harvard University, his J.D. from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. At Columbia, he was managing editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. He has published a book on the law and politics of the World Bank, as well as articles on international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal tribunals, and international trade law. Professor Brown is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International, USA. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the American Bar Association's Central and Eastern European Law Initiative (CEELI).
Edward C. Carter
Edward Carter is an Assistant Illinois Attorney General and currently is a Supervisor of the Financial Crimes Prosecution Unit of the Illinois Attorney General's Office. He is adjunct Professor of Law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, and Adjunct Professor at Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois.
Edward Carter supervises a staff of attorneys who conduct grand jury investigations and direct covert investigations of and prosecute complex economic crimes and public corruption cases throughout the State of Illinois. Prior to supervising the Financial Crimes Prosecution Unit, Mr. Carter was assigned to the Revenue Prosecution Unit of the Attorney General's Office, where he prosecuted various violations of Illinois tax law. He also handles certain anti-terrorism matters for the Attorney General's Office. Mr. Carter lectures frequently in the United States and in Europe on white-collar crime investigation and prosecution. Professor Carter holds a B.S. from Illinois Institute of Technology and a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Agnieszka M. Cenzartowicz
Adjunct Professor, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Senior Associate Editor of Emerging Markets: A Review of Legal and Business Issues. She is Senior Partner with SWC Group (Warsaw, Poland) and a Partner of Kibenko, Onika and Partners (Kharkiv, Ukraine). Supervisory Board Member of Fundacja Przedsiebiorczosci Kobiet, Fundacja Emerging Markets Researchers and Fundacja Children of Ukraine. Advisory Board Member: Center for Competition, Georgia.
Received her M.A. degree from the Catholic University of Lublin, Poland in 2000 and her LL.M. from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, USA (in 2002). In 2004–2005, she was a Fulbright Scholar and senior research fellow at the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies at Loyola University, Chicago. She was Project Manager for the East-West Management Institute/Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program as well as advised EWMI on local legal and regulatory issues. She was an expert with various national and international projects such as EC 7FP HEMOLIA. Ms. Cenzartowicz is a member of Stowarzyszenie Stypendystów Fulbrighta and American Bar Association. She is Vital Voices Global Partnership (II Polish edition) alumna. Agnieszka is also a board member of Fundacja Przedsiebiorczosci Kobiet, Emerging Markets Researchers Foundation, AtenPay SA.
Agnieszka M. Cenzartowicz speaks Polish, English and Russian.
Edward C. Harris
Assistant Dean and Associate Professor for International LL.M. Programs. Professor Harris joined IIT Chicago-Kent in 2004 after working as an associate for Schuyler, Roche & Zwirner PC, where he concentrated on international business transactions, primarily in general corporate and intellectual property matters. He received a B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and a J.D. with high honors from Chicago-Kent in 2001, where he also earned a certificate in The Program in International and Comparative Law. Professor Harris' current research interests include international intellectual property issues and issues concerning private actors under international law.
Thomas H. Hill
Thomas H. Hill is an Adjunct Professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Mr. Hill received his A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1974, his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1977, and his LL.M. from Columbia University in 1981. He is currently Senior Vice President with Hunter Douglas Inc.
Geoffrey Mazullo is director of Partners for Financial Stability Program a regional financial sector project co-financed by East-West Management Institute (EWMI) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) [for more information, please visit www.pfsprogram.org].
Mr. Geoffrey Mazullo possesses global corporate governance experience. For more than 15 years, he has analyzed governance practices of listed companies in Canada, Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), several European Union (EU) member states, other non-EU Western European countries, Japan, Russia, South East Europe (SEE) and the United States. He has been directly engaged in corporate governance developments in a number of transition economies in CEE, SEE and the Newly Independent States of the former Soviet Union (NIS).
Mr. Mazullo has been Director of the Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program since 2001. Under his tenure, the Program has published semi-annual Surveys of Online Investor Relations and semi-annual Surveys of Reporting on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by the Largest Listed Companies in 11 CEE countries. Since autumn 2005, each edition of the survey includes a comparison with peers in other markets. In 2001 and 2002, the PFS Program organized a series of nine investor relations seminars in cooperation with eight CEE stock exchanges. Since 2003, the PFS Program is engaged in a regional corporate governance initiative that includes advisory work on corporate governance codes implemented by several stock exchanges. Since 2004, Mr. Mazullo has taught courses in corporate governance as part of the Course on American Law offered at the Faculty of Law, University of Gdańsk, Poland.
His education includes: M.Sc. Master of Science in Political Science (The London School of Economics and Political Science, London); BSFS Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.); one-year diploma (Institut Badan Polonijnych, Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków, Poland); and graduate studies in political science (Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany).
Maurine Jo Neiberg
Maurine Jo Neiberg is a lawyer in solo practice. She concentrates her practice in computer law, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property matters. She is licensed to practice in Illinois, before the Northern District of Illinois and before the United States Patent and Trademark office as a member of the patent bar. A significant part of Ms. Neiberg's practice has been devoted to counseling clients on related to computer software and Internet-related issues. She has represented clients in software development agreements, domain name disputes and has helped register client's copyright in software.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Neiberg worked as a software engineer, engaged in applied research in artificial intelligence and wrote software for corporate bond traders. She earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago, her Sc.M. from Brown University in Computer Science and her B.A. in Computer Science and History from Wellesley College.
M. Eryk Nowicki
M. Eryk Nowicki received a Master of Law from University of Gdansk, Poland and a J.D. from the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Mr. Nowicki is admitted to practice law in Illinois and New York. Mr. Nowicki obtained vast experience in bankruptcy and reorganization proceedings with national law firms of White & Case LLP and Chapman & Cutler LLP in New York and Chicago, respectively, representing bank groups, bondholders, equity holders, troubled companies and debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies. He also represented commercial and institutional lenders in corporate finance and securities offerings, private equity securities transactions and domestic and international extensions of credits. He also represented the State Treasury of the Republic of Poland in its offering of US$ 1 billion principal amount of Notes in the US financial markets.
Igor L. Solodovnik
Managing Partner, SWC Group (Warsaw, Poland); Director, Emerging Markets Researchers Foundation (Warsaw, Poland); Adjunct Professor, IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law. Director,Fundacja Emerging Markets Researchers.
Mr. Igor L. Solodovnik is a graduate of the National University of Internal Affairs in Kharkiv and IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, he holds the LL.M. degree from Chicago-Kent. He is Adjunct Professor with Chicago-Kent College of Law since 2006 teaching courses on American and International Law in Schools of American Law in Central European and Caucasus regions and European Union Law for Chicago-Kent College of Law students. Before founding SWC Group he served as Senior Partner with SD&Partners, worked with international real estate corporation and with the East-West Management Institute, Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program in Warsaw, Poland. Previously Mr. Solodovnik was a lecturer at Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs, Kharkiv Law and Economy University for 9 years.
Igor Solodovnik speaks Ukrainian, Russian, Polish, English and is proficient in French and Bulgarian.
Mary Rose Strubbe
Mary Rose Strubb is a professor of law at Chicago-Kent Collage of Law. She is a Professor of Legal Research and Writing; Director of the Legal Research and Writing; and Assistant Director of the Institute for Law and the Workplace. She teaches legal research and writing, employment law courses, and estates and trusts.
Professor Strubbe graduated with high honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law. After law school, she spent four years as an associate with a small Chicago law firm that concentrated in complex federal litigation. She then taught at Chicago-Kent for two years, first as an instructor, then as one of the first visiting assistant professors teaching legal research and writing. Professor Strubbe returned to private practice for seven years as a partner at Brigham, Kane & Strubbe before rejoining the Chicago-Kent faculty in 1994. While in private practice, she concentrated in employment-related matters.
Delaine R. Swenson
Delaine Swenson is currently a Professor of Law at the Catholic University of Lublin in Poland, a Managing Director of the Center for American Law at the Catholic University of Lublin, and Vice President and a founder of the Polish Rule of Law Institute. He is an American Trial lawyer licensed to practice in the states of Washington and Virginia, and specialized in civil and criminal jury trials (member of Washington State Bar Association, Virginia State Bar, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals). Professor Swenson also works as an expert on training and human rights for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and other international groups. He served as the Rule of Law and Criminal Law Liaison for the American Bar Association's Central and East European Law Initative legal reform projects in Poland from 1997 to 1999, then as Regional Director for the American Bar Association overseeing its operations in Central Asia from 1999 to 2002.
Professor Swenson earned his J.D. (Juris Doctorate) from the George Washington University, Washington D.C., National Law Center.
Richard W. Wright
Professor Wright is a professor of law at Chicago-Kent Collage of Law. Professor Wright's teaching and research focus on domestic and comparative tort law, jurisprudence, law and economics, and law and artificial intelligence. His published work appears in several international collections of leading scholarship on tort law and legal philosophy.
Professor Wright is a member of the American Law Institute and has been an active participant in its revision of the Restatement of the Law Third on Torts, including serving as an Adviser to the Reporters for the Restatement on Apportionment of Liability. He also has served as a member of the executive committee and as chair of the Section on Torts and Compensation Systems of the Association of American Law Schools. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Torts, Product Liability and Insurance Law Journal of the Social Science Research Network and the Board of Advisers of the Journal of Tort Law and the Center for Justice and Democracy.
Pozostali wykładowcy Szkoły Prawa Amerykańskiego / Other lecturers of the School of the American Law
- Mr. Alan Aleksandrowicz (wykładowca I i II edycji / lecturer of the I and II edition)
- prof. Edward DeLaney (wykładowca I edycji / lecturer of the I edition)
- prof. Graeme Dinwoodie (wykładowca II i III edycji / lecturer of the II and III edition)
- prof. Steven L. Harris (wykładowca IV edycji / lecturer of the IV edition)
- prof. Timothy R. Holbrook (wykładowca III edycji / lecturer of the III)
- prof. Claire Hill (wykładowca II edycji / lecturer of the II edition)
- dr Olena Kibenko (wykładowca IX edycji / lecturer of the IX edition)
- Ms. Minerva Sanchez (wykładowca II edycji / lecturer of the II edition)