Professor Leslie Garfield teaches Commercial Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Torts. Prior to joining the Pace Law faculty, Professor Garfield was a legislative attorney in the Legal Division of the Council of the City of New York. Professor Garfield frequently works with recent law graduates, court administrators, judges, lawyers, educators, and legislative and executive branch officials on projects to improve the communication and administration of justice. She is also the faculty editor of the Journal of Court Innovation, a joint project of the New York State Judicial Institute and Pace Law School to promote innovation in the courts.
Professor Garfield has co-authored a book, Teaching Skills through Substantive Law: Integration of the Principles. She also writes and lectures nationally on the topics of criminal law, criminal procedure, and the impact of the Internet on law.
Areas of expertise: commercial law, criminal law, tort law, entertainment law, Internet law, trial