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Within the Academy are eight specific interests sections. These sections sponsor symposia, panels, workshops, and papers at the annual ALSB Conference each August. They also provide teaching and research support in their specialized areas. Membership in the sections is only available to ALSB members. Membership in more than one section is also encouraged. You may join a section listserv by logging into the members’-only page=>here. The eight sections and the contact persons are:

Employment Law

President:  Lucas Loafman, Texas A&M University, Central Texas
Vice President:  Natalie Pederson, Drexel
Secretary:  Carolyn Plump, LaSalle


Chair:  Stephen Park, University of Connecticut
Co-Vice Chair:  Todd Haugh, Indiana University
Co-Vice Chair:  Jennifer Pacella, Indiana University
Secretary: Tabrez Ebrahim, Cal Western School of Law

2020 Ethics Newsletter

Environmental Law and Sustainability

Chair:  Janet Hale, Texas State University
Secretary:  Nancy Kubasek, Bowling Green State University

Envtl Law & Sustainability Section Blog

2020 Newsletter


President:  Stephen Park, University of Connecticut
Vice President:   Kevin Fandl, Temple University 
Secretary:  Colleen Baker, University of Oklahoma


Law for Accountants

Chair:  Linda Christiansen, Indiana University Southeast

Interdisciplinary Section

Chair: Robert Emerson, University of Florida

Sports and Entertainment Law

Chair: Nathaniel Grow, Indiana University


Chair:  Rick Kunkel, University of St. Thomas
Vice Chair:  Ken Sanney, Western Carolina University
Secretary:  Linda Christiansen, Indiana University Southeast