Biography

Minna Kotkin

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Areas of Expertise
Civil Procedure
Employment Law
Administrative Law
Education
A.B., Barnard College
J.D., Rutgers University Law School
Minna Kotkin is the director of the Brooklyn Law School Employment Law Clinic and teaches New York Civil Practice. She has taught civil procedure, aministrative law, civil rights law, and interviewing and counseling. She has written and lectured extensively on issues of employment discrimination and clinical legal education. She has been a visiting scholar at New York University School of Law, University of East London, and the University of Cape Town, and has served as chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Litigation and Section on Clinical Legal Education.  She has been on the steering committee of the Association’s Equal Justice Project, on the board of editors of the Clinical Law Review, and a board member of several legal services organizations. She currently serves on the board of directors of Disability Advocates, Inc. and the United State District Court, Eastern District of New York Litigation Fund.
 
Before joining the Brooklyn faculty in 1984, Professor Kotkin was the litigation director of New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and a litigation associate at Proskauer Rose. She was editor-in-chief of the law review at Rutgers University Law School – Camden.