Jennifer Arlin

Jennifer Arlin

Visiting Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
J.D., The College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
M.A., The University of Pennsylvania
A.B., Dartmouth College
Areas of Expertise
Legal Writing


Jennifer Arlin joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2023. She teaches Gateway to Lawyering.

Before joining the Brooklyn Law School faculty, Professor Arlin taught at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. While there, she taught the first-year legal writing course and an appellate advocacy course. She also supervised students pursuing independent research and coached Pace’s National Moot Court team.

Professor Arlin holds a bachelor’s degree in German Language and Literature from Dartmouth College; a J.D. from the College of William and Mary; and an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. She has served as a Motions Law Clerk in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and a Senior Court Attorney in the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. She has practiced law privately at Davis Polk & Wardwell and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, both in Manhattan.

Professor Arlin’s research interests lie at the intersection of law and language. She is particularly interested in legislation that affects or restricts the right to communicate in a speaker’s native language.