Joy Kanwar teaches legal writing courses at Brooklyn Law School. She joined the faculty in 2008 from private practice, where she was a senior staff associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Her areas of practice included complex mass torts and insurance litigation, general litigation, products liability, securities litigation,general torts and contract law. She previously was a legal information analyst at Lawnavigator.com. In law school, she was editor of Res Communes, Vermont Law School's environmental law journal; and she won best paper in the J.B. Chase Writing Competition for a note that was published in the Vermont Law Review.