Claire Kelly

Adjunct Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Areas of Expertise
B.A., Barnard College
J.D., Brooklyn Law School

Professor Claire Kelly Publishes New Article on the Financial Crisis


Professor Claire Kelly’s new article, Financial Crisis and Civil Society (11 CHI. J. INT'L. L. 505 (2011)) is one of several in a series of articles that she has written about international organizations and financial and commercial law. She has written about international organizations in terms of how they work, how they generate norms, their governance, and whether or not they are perceived as legitimate by the public. In this article she looks at the financial crisis and several international networks confronting the crisis and its aftermath.

Professor Claire Kelly Presents at World Trade Organization Conference

Professor Claire Kelly was a speaker at the World Trade Organization conference "The Role of the G20 in WTO Governance." Along with legal and economic experts from around the world, she discussed whether the G20 should be a forum for only formal WTO negotiations or a wide range of economic issues.

Professors Claire Kelly and Dana Brakman Reiser's "Governing Civil Society: NGO Accountability, Legitimacy and Influence" Symposium Mentioned in Opinio Juris


International law and relations blog "Opinio Juris" praised the "Governing Civil Society: NGO Accountability, Legitimacy and Influence," organized by Professors Claire Kelly and Dana Brakman Reiser. Kenneth Anderson, also a panelist at the event, blogged about the importance of exploring the infrequently discussed intersection of international law and nonprofit law.

Professors Kelly and Mazzone Elected to American Law Institute

The American Law Institute (ALI) announced recently that Brooklyn Law School professors Claire R. Kelly and Jason Mazzone have been elected as members. The ALI is a leading independent organization producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The Institute drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes Restatements of the Law, model statutes, and principles of law that are influential in the courts and legislatures, as well as in legal scholarship and education.