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The most important consideration in your studies should be your teachers. Each LL.M. student will have the opportunity to work with a faculty adviser for the duration of the program. FIU Law emphasized international and comparative law in our J.D. curriculum, the College has attracted many scholars who have interest in these fields. Professors with particular interests in international work include:

  • Tawia Baidoe Ansah, LL.B., Toronto; Ph.D., Columbia. Teaches conflict of laws, contracts, and international business transactions.
  • Cyra Akila Choudhury, J.D. & LL.M., Georgetown. Teaches comparative law, international human rights, and Islamic law.
  • Jorge L. Esquirol, J.D. & S.J.D., Harvard. Teaches international law, commercial law, and international trade law.
  • Megan A. Fairlie, J.D., Washington and Lee; LL.M. & Ph.D., National University of Ireland. Teaches criminal law, international criminal law, courses on the International Criminal Court.
  • Pedro Freyre, J.D., University of Miami. Teaches United States Law
  • José M. Gabilondo, J.D., University of California (Berkeley). Teaches tax and corporate finance.
  • Manuel A. Gomez, Título de Abogado, Andrés Bello (Caracas); J.S.M. & J.S.D., Stanford. Teaches collective litigation, international commercial arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution.
  • Augusto Maxwell, J.D., Columbia University. Teaches United States Law
  • Jerry Markham, J.D., Kentucky, LL.M. Georgetown. Teaches banking, securities, and international business transactions.
  • J. Janewa Osei-Tutu, J.D., Queen’s; LL.M., McGill. Teaches contracts, international intellectual property.
  • Ediberto Román, J.D., Wisconsin. Teaches torts, corporations, and citizenship studies.
  • Rosario Lozada Schrier, J.D., Notre Dame. Teaches legal skills and values.
  • Hannibal Travis, J.D., Harvard. Teaches cyberlaw, intellectual property, and human rights.
  • Victor M. Uribe-Uran, Título de Abogado, Externado (Bogotá), Ph.D., Pittsburgh. Teaches indigenous peoples and the law, Latin American and Caribbean law, and legal history.
  • Noah Weisbord, B.Sc., B.S.W., LL.B., B.C.L. & M.S.W., McGill; LL.M. & S.J.D., Harvard. Teaches international criminal justice.