Professor Baer teaches in the areas of corporate compliance, white collar crime, criminal law and criminal procedure. At the law school, she also serves as an Associate Director of the Center of the Study of Business Law and Regulation, and was recently elected to the American Law Institute and invited to become a Fellow at the American Bar Foundation.
Professor Baer’s scholarship has twice been selected for the prestigious Stanford-Yale-Harvard Junior Faculty Forum. These two selections include Timing Brady, which was published in the Columbia Law Review, and an earlier piece, Cooperation’s Cost, which was published in the Washington University Law Review. Her most recent articles, Reconceptualizing the Whistleblower's Dilemma and Pricing the Fourth Amendment, are forthcoming respectively in the UC Davis Law Review and the William and Mary Law Review. Professor Baer's work has also appeared in the Michigan Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Boston University Law Review, Indiana Law Journal, Boston College Law Review, Florida Law Review and a number of online journals such as the Yale Law Journal Forum, Columbia Law Review Sidebar, and Washington & Lee Law Review Online.
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. At the law school, she has moderated events for the Brooklyn Business Law Association (BBLA), the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law and the Center for the Study of Business Law and Regulation.
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.