Animal Law Faculty

The Animal Law focus area is fortunate to have highly respected animal law attorneys of international stature as adjunct professors on its faculty. The focus area is directed by a full-time faculty member, Joan Schaffner, who is active in the DC animal law community and nationally through the ABA TIPS Animal Law Committee.  

Randall S. Abate

Environmental and Energy Law

Assistant Dean for Environmental Law Studies

Iselin Gambert

Fundamentals of Lawyering

Interim Director, Fundamentals of Lawyering Program; Professor, Fundamentals of Lawyering

Kathy Hessler

Animal Law

Assistant Dean for Animal Law

Joan E. Schaffner

Animal Law

Associate Professor of Law