Dana Brakman Reiser

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 780-0396 |  Email  | CV
Areas of Expertise

Non-Profit Organizations
Property
Corporate Law

Education
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
J.D., Harvard Law School

BBC: Etsy: Can craft and capitalism coexist?

4/19/2015

Professor Dana Brakman Reiser comments on Etsy's forthcoming debut on the stock market.

Technical.ly Brooklyn: The social-enterprise litmus test: its impact is intentional (not an afterthought)

3/13/2015

Professor Dana Brakman Reiser provide advice for young entrepreneurs hoping to effect positive social change.

The Conversation Publishes Article by Professor Dana Brakman Reiser On New Social Network Ello

11/22/2014

The new invitation-only social media platform Ello “is enjoying its moment of fame – in part thanks to its use of the latest fad in corporate legal structures,” writes Vice Dean and Professor of Law Dana Brakman Reiser in her recent article: “Ello’s public benefit status won’t be enough to keep the social network free of ads.”

Professor Dana Brakman Reiser Comments on the Intersection of Business and Social Causes

11/18/2013
Professor Dana Brakman Reiser recently commented on the struggles of the growing intersection of business and social causes in Chicago Grid. "Profit-seeking and social mission can go together and be mutually reinforcing, but that won’t always be the case. Consistently, they’re going to face choices between pursuing of their social mission and more profit," she said.

Professor Dana Brakman Reiser Comments on Benefit Corporations in the Wall Street Journal

7/28/2013
This week, Delaware passed legislation providing for the creation of “benefit corporations,” which require board directors to balance social mission with the bottom line. In advance of the news, Professor Dana Brakman Reiser spoke to the Wall Street Journal about such companies.

Professor Dana Brakman Reiser Comments on Benefit Corporations in the Wall Street Journal

7/16/2013
This week, Delaware passed legislation providing for the creation of “benefit corporations,” which require board directors to balance social mission with the bottom line. In advance of the news, Professor Dana Brakman Reiser spoke to the Wall Street Journal about such companies.

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

10/25/2010
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.

Professor Dana Brakman-Reiser Named Outstanding Young Lawyer

3/31/2007
Professor Dana Brakman-Reiser has received an Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the Nonprofit Corporations Committee of the ABA Business Law Section in recognition of her work at the vanguard of research in the emerging field of nonprofit law. Her research and writing focus on nonprofit governance, specifically on issues of responsibility and accountability.