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Nina Farber

Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
B.A., SUNY Empire State College
J.D, Brooklyn Law School


Nina Farber teaches legal writing courses at Brooklyn Law School. Her teaching methodology draws on more than twelve years in private practice in which she focused primarily on writing trial and appellate briefs. Most recently, she was Of Counsel at Allegaert Berger & Vogel. Her practice focused on complex litigation, with particular experience involving the pharmaceutical industry. She also has extensive experience in employment law. Notable cases she has handled have involved discrimination claims, allegations of First Amendment violations, and the successful defense of a major pharmaceutical manufacturer accused of violating the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act. She also handled pro bono matters, including representing death row inmates in Alabama.

Since joining BLS in 2014, Professor Farber has focused on new methodolgies in legal writing pedogogy. She has given a presentation entitled "CPR Plus Compare: Breathing New Life into the Analysis Section of a Memo" at the 2016 Southeastern Legal Writing Conference and at the Sixth Western Legal Writing Conference.

Professor Farber’s background includes clerkships with the Honorable Edward Korman in the Eastern District of New York and the Honorable James R. Browning in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She was also in the Litigation Department of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. Professor Farber has taught a Federal Courts colloquium at BLS previously as an Adjunct Professor. As a member of the Brooklyn Law School Class of 1991, Professor Farber participated in the Law Review and the Moot Court Honor Society and graduated first in her class.