Christina P. Skinner

Assistant Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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Areas of Expertise

Securities Regulation
Financial Institutions
International Business Transactions


A.B., Princeton University
J.D., Yale Law School

Professor Skinner specializes in financial regulation, with a particular focus on global institutions and markets. Her research interests include financial stability, capital markets, asset management institutions, and conduct and culture in financial services.

Skinner was appointed to the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 2016, and will start in 2018. From 2014-2016, Professor Skinner was an Associate in Law at Columbia Law School. Before that, she practiced as an associate at Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, where she represented corporations and financial institutions, and she served as counsel to the New York State White Collar Crime Task force. She clerked for Judge Thomas L. Ambro of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and Judge Barbara S. Jones of the Southern District of New York.

Professor Skinner received her A.B. from Princeton University and J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as executive editor of the Yale Law Journal and senior editor of the Yale Journal of International Law, and she competed in the Willem C. Vis international Commercial Arbitration Moot. During law school, she worked in the criminal appellate section of the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut.