Professor Baer teaches in the areas of corporate law, white collar crime, criminal law and criminal procedure, and is affiliated with the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law
and the Center for the Study of Business Law and Regulation
. Her scholarship, which focuses on organizational wrongdoing in public and private settings, has appeared in a number of journals, including the Virginia Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Boston College Law Review
and Columbia Law Review Sidebar
. One of Professor Baer's articles, Cooperation’s Cost
, was published in the Washington University Law Review
and was one of two criminal law papers selected for the 2010 Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Forum.
Professor Baer is actively involved in presenting scholarly publications at roundtables and conferences across the nation and has blogged for the popular law professor website, Prawfsblawg.
Prior to joining Brooklyn’s faculty in 2008, Professor Baer spent two years as an Acting Assistant Professor in New York University School of Law’s Lawyering Program. Before entering academia, she was an assistant general counsel for compliance with Verizon and an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, where she focused on white collar criminal prosecutions. She also practiced as a litigation associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore and was a law clerk to Judge Jane Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.