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Winnie Taylor

Professor of Law Emeritus
(718) 780-0644
J.D., State University of New York School of Law at Buffalo
LL.M., University of Wisconsin Law School
B.A., Grambling State University
Areas of Expertise
Commercial Law
Consumer Law
Employment Law


Professor Taylor joined Brooklyn Law School in 2008. She taught contracts, consumer law and commercial law courses and is a national authority in consumer law, contracts, and credit and employment discrimination. For the past 35 years she has served as a consultant for Fair Lending and Workplace Equity, focusing on equal credit opportunity and equal employment opportunity laws. She has written extensively on the federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act and legal issues related to the subprime mortgage crisis and fair lending compliance issues. Her most recent article on lending discrimination was published by Boston University School of Law’s Review of Banking and Financial Law. She is a former member of the Federal Reserve Board’s Consumer Advisory Council and has trained attorneys at the Federal Trade Commission on fair lending and consumer banking issues as well as numerous representatives from the credit union industry.
She was affiliated with the Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law, was an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Law Fellowship Committee Member and is a member of the American Law Institute.
Professor Taylor was a member of Cornell Law School's faculty from 1990 to 2008. During that time, she served as the Associate Provost for Cornell University, where she was responsible for creating and shaping university policy as it relates to faculty development and enhancement, diversity issues, academic programs, regulatory compliance, and recruiting.