Celebrating International Women's Day

Inspirational Women of Seton Hall Law School


Celebrating Women in the Law

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Published 2021-03-08

Seton Hall Law is incredibly proud to highlight some of the recent achievements of its accomplished faculty in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Solangel Maldonado

Professor Solangel Maldonado, one of the nation's foremost family law experts and one of the reporters for the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law, Children and the Law and co-editor of the important textbooks Family Law: Cases and Materials (Foundation Press, 7th ed. 2019) recently published Cultivating Community Through the Third National People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference: A Chair’s Retrospective in the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, 55 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 732 (2020).

Paula Franzese

Professor Jenny-Brooke Condon, presented an argument before the New Jersey Supreme Court challenging the State’s denial of unemployment benefits to an individual who was detained on charges that were subsequently dismissed. Read more >>

Jenny Brooke Condon

Professor Paula Franzese has been named one of the "Top Women in Law" by the New Jersey Law Journal. Considered "the statewide legal authority" of the New Jersey legal community, the New Jersey Law Journal has been published since 1878. The award, which was last bestowed in 2018, was through the submission of nomination letters and curricula vitae and the deliberation of a panel. The criteria was "impact." There are more than 75,000 lawyers in New Jersey; twenty women were honored. Read more >>

Karla Foy

Professor Karla Foy, Assistant Professor of Legal Practice and the Associate Director of the Academic Success has once again worked to ensure that Seton Hall Law graduates have the highest bar passage rate in the state, a feat that she has achieved in each of the years that she has served as Associate Director.

Jennifer Oliva

Professor Jennifer Oliva has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Health Law Community Service Award for the AALS Law, Medicine and Health Care Section. The Section annually gives an award to recognize outstanding contributions of law teachers in the service of health law. The award is designed to recognize a wide variety of community service activities, including pro bono litigation, legislative advocacy, consulting on public initiatives, and other major projects. Read more >>

Marina Lao

Seton Hall is privileged to have among its faculty Professor Marina Lao, one of the foremost antitrust scholars in the country. She has not only published on a wide variety of antitrust topics over a long and distinguished academic career but has also helped shape competition policies as the Director of the Office of Policy Planning at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission while on leave from Seton Hall. Read more >>

Margaret Lewis

Professor Margaret Lewis Elected Life Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. The Council on Foreign Relations has elected Seton Hall University School of Law Professor Margaret K. Lewis to life membership. Professor Lewis has dedicated her legal career to international law, human rights and criminal justice, specifically in China and Taiwan. Read more >>