Faculty News: Hires and Promotions

March 28, 2016

Richmond Law is proud to announce some new faculty appointments and promotions.

Erin Collins and Paul Crane will join the faculty in the area of criminal law. Professor Collins is the executive director of the Clemency Resource Center at New York University Law, and is a former acting assistant professor in the NYU Lawyering Program. She graduated from NYU Law in 2006. Professor Crane is a Bigelow Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School. He graduated from the University of Virginia Law School in 2007 and then clerked for Judge Wilkinson on the Fourth Circuit and Chief Justice Roberts on the Supreme Court of the United States.

Jud Campbell will join us in the field of constitutional law. Professor Campbell is the executive director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School. He graduated from Stanford Law in 2011 and clerked for Judge Sykes on the Seventh Circuit and Judge Cabranes on the Second Circuit.

Internally, we’re excited to announce several faculty promotions. Meredith Harbach, who teaches and writes in the areas of family law and civil procedure, was awarded tenure. And our five legal faculty were promoted to associate professors: Christopher Corts, Tamar Schwartz, Doron Samuel-Siegel, Rachel Suddarth, and Laura Webb.