Beryl Jones-Woodin specializes in copyright law, art law, and professional responsibility. In addition to teaching courses in those areas, she serves as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs. She is on the board of directors of the Westchester Children's Museum. She is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Copyright Society, a member of the American Law Institute, and the Federal Bar Council. She has also chaired the Association of American Law Schools’ Art Law Section and its Intellectual Property Section. She has long been active in New York City Bar on its committees for art law, communications and media law, and copyright law.
Professor Jones-Woodin joined the faculty in 1984 after serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division of the Eastern District of New York, and law clerk to Judge A. Leon Higginbotham of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.