Faculty Recognition

Dean Andrews was honored by the Albany Common Council at a Black History Month event that recognized African-America residents of the City of Albany.

​Professor Young was the recipient of the 2013 John H. Higgins Alumni Award (BLSA).

Professor Danshera Cords was named Foreign Distinguished Professor by the Shanghai Education Committee for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Dean Andrews was one of five women selected out of more than 200 nominations for a Women Who Mean Business award from The Business Review.

Professor Brescia has been appointed director of the law school’s Government Law Center.

Professor Dunn has been appointed to be Albany Law School's new Director of Academic Success.

Dean Andrews was appointed as a member of the Test Development and Research Committee for LSAC, the organization that administers the LSAT.

Associate Dean Ouellette has been appointed associate dean for academic affairs and intellectual life.

Professor Finkelman has been reappointed as a distinguished lecturer for the Organization of American Historians.

​​Professor Farley has been named toLawyers of Color's 50 Under 50 list, a comprehensive catalog of minority law professors making an impact in legal education.

Professor Halpern will be inducted as a “Life Member” of the American Law Institute at the organization’s Annual Meeting in Washington in May.

Professor Lytton is part of a team of researchers recently awarded a $436,000 grant to study the efficacy of New York state laws and regulations aimed at promoting breastfeeding.

Professor Kearns was named program chair of the ABA's Section of Taxation Pro Bono and Tax Clinics Committee.

Professor Bloom received the Chair's Award from the Trusts and Estates Section of the New York State Bar Association.

Professor Hutter will serve as president of the Albany County Bar Association for 2013.

Dean Andrews was named to the list of the top 100 most influential black attorneys working in government, academics, and the public and private sectorsby the organization On Being a Black Lawyer.

Professor Renuart serves as an adviser for the American Law Institute's project on "Restatement of the Third Law, Consumer Contracts." The first meeting for the project took place in New York City on Nov. 30, 2012​

President & Dean Penelope (Penny) Andrews was elected to the board of directors for the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) at the organization’s annual member meeting in Schenectady, N.Y., on Oct. 24.

​Professor Paul Finkelman authored the piece "Lessons from US baseball for China's troubled football" for the Shanghai Daily on July 24, 2012.

Professor Dale Margolin Cecka received the Empowerment Award from Faces of Virginia in 2009.

​Professor Robert Heverly was appointed by the president of NYSBA to the Legal Education Committee.

​Professor Robert Heverly was appointed as the Associate Reporter for the Drafting Committee of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws project, "Tort Law Relating to Drones Act."

​Two of Professor Hutter's prior Evidence columns were the basis of two evidence legislative proposals which are part of the Office of Court Administration's 2015 Legislative Program.

​Professor Hutter has been appointed Chair of a subcommittee of the State Bar's CPLR Committee to study and report on a legislative proposal to change or modify New York's present common law rules governing the proper foundation for an expert's opinion.

​Professor Hutter's article - The case for Adoption of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, published in 10 Alb. L.J. Tech and Science 1 - was cited favorably in the Wright Miller Federal Practice and Procedure Treatise.

Professor Melissa Breger's NYS COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF CRIMINAL CHARGES (website) Website designed, Columbia Law School Clinic, NYC, Fall 2005 Project launched, State of Judiciary Address, Albany, February 2006 Next colloquium, State Judicial Institute, White Plains, June 2006.