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LL.M. in Employment Law Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

  • K. Lee Adams

    K. Lee Adams

    Associate Professor

    ladams@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 273


    Courses Taught:

    Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law


    Education:

    B.A., Georgia State University, magna cum laude

    J.D. University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude, Order of the Colf


  • Helen de Haven

    Helen de Haven

    Associate Professor

    hdehaven@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 161


    Courses Taught:

    Arbitration; Evidence; Labor Law; Public International Law; Public Sector Labor Law; Real Property; Remedies; Trial Advocacy


    Education:

    B.A., New College

    J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, Order of the Coif


  • Lisa Durham Taylor

    Lisa Durham Taylor

    Professor

    ltaylor@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 142


    Courses Taught:

    Civil Procedure; Employment Law; Contracts; Remedies; Cutting Edge Issues in Employment Law


    Education:

    B.A., Cornell University
    J.D., University of Georgia School of Law, cum laude


  • Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    Jeffrey A. Van Detta

    The John E. Ryan Professor of International Business and Workplace Law

    jvandetta@johnmarshall.edu

    404-872-3593 Ext. 160


    Courses Taught:

    International Business Transactions & Writing Seminar; International Civil Litigation; Conflict of Laws; Contracts; Jurisprudence & Writing Seminar; Employment Discrimination Law; LL.M. 475 (Investigating and Litigating Employment Law Cases); LL.M. 851 (International Civil Litigation in United States Courts), LL.M. 853 (United States Employment Law and Regulation)


    Education:

    B.A., Union College, summa cum laude
    J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, cum laude


Distinguished Practitioners

  • Laura R. McNeal

    Education:

    B.S., Communications, Florida State University
    J.D., Washington University School of Law
    Ph.D., Illinois State University

     


  • Lori Shapiro

    Courses Taught:

    21st Century Unionized Workplace


    Education:

    B.A., Politics/European Cultural Studies, Brandeis University, cum laude
    J.D., New York University School of Law
    Counsel, Graphic Packaging International, Inc.


  • Joelle Sharman

    Courses Taught:

    Evolving Employment Discrimination Law


    Education:

    B.S., Communications, University of Miami, magna cum laude
    J.D., Duke University School of Law
    Partner, Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith


  • Mark C. Travis

    Education:

    B.S., University of Tennessee
    J.D., Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
    LL.M., Pepperdine University School of Law


Staff