Professor Young Named "Lawyers of Color 50 Under 50"

Professor Donna Young Albany Law School

Professor Donna Young has been named to the Lawyers of Color 50 Under 50 list, which is comprised of minority law professors who are making a significant impact in legal education. She will be featured in the publication's Law School Diversity Issue next month.

Professor Young has taught at Albany Law School since 1993. She teaches Criminal Law, Employment Regulation, Federal Civil Procedure, and Gender and Work, and publishes articles and speaks at symposia about these and other topics. She is the president of the Albany Law School Chapter of the AAUP.

Prior to coming to Albany Law, Professor Young worked in litigation at Cornish Roland, a labor law firm in Toronto, Canada; as a consultant at the Ontario Human Rights Commission examining the procedural and adjudicatory treatment of race discrimination cases in Canada; and at the City of New York, Mayor's Office of Labor Relations, Legal Department.

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She was awarded a Fellowship from Cornell Law School's Gender, Sexuality, and Family Project and was a Visiting Scholar at Osgoode Hall Law School's Institute of Feminist Legal Studies in Toronto. She taught as an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School in 1994-96 while obtaining an LL.M.

From 2004 to 2005, Professor Young was a Visiting Scholar at the Facolta di Giurisprudenza, Universita Roma Tre in Rome, Italy, and a consultant to the International Development Law Organization in Rome, during which time she traveled to Uganda to conduct fieldwork on the interaction of women's property rights and HIV/AIDS.