Our LL.M. program attracts accomplished attorneys from across the United States and around the world who are seeking a program that will fully prepare them to meet the challenges of a globalized legal profession. They bring a diversity of skills, strengths and interests to the classroom, making Cardozo more dynamic, engaging and productive.

Cardozo LL.M. Spring 2013 Class Profile
Spring 2013 Incoming Class 
18 Students

Male 5   Full time 18
Female 13   Part time 0
General Studies 5   Domestic 6
Intellectual Property 9   International 12
Dispute Resolution and Advocacy 3      
Comparative Legal Thought 1      

Represented Countries (10): China, France, India, Israel, Italy, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and the United States. 

Cardozo LL.M. Fall 2012 Class Profile
Fall 2012 Incoming Class
55 Students

Male 19   Full time 49
Female 36   Part time 6
General Studies 27   Domestic 14
Intellectual Property 24   International 41
Dispute Resolution and Advocacy 3      
Comparative Legal Thought 1      

Represented Countries and Territories (26): Armenia, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, China, Croatia, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Nepal, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Serbia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Puerto Rico.

Meet a Few of our Current Students:

Heeman Chae, Korea
General Studies

Mr. Chae received his law degree from Seoul National University School of Law and received further training from the Judicial Research and Training Institute of Korea. Prior to attending Cardozo, he was a public prosecutor specializing in white-collar crime cases such as public corruption, corporate crimes and financial and securities fraud.

Alexandra Denger, Switzerland
Intellectual Property

Ms. Denger received her law degree from the University of Basel and is also admitted to the bar in Switzerland. She was legal counsel for Spirig Pharma Ltd of Switzerland, drafting and negotiating agreements, acting as trademark counsel, and advising in a wide variety of legal matters such as employment law, competition law, health care law and advertising regulations.

Deirdre Gadsby, United Kingdom
General Studies

Ms. Gadsby is a litigation solicitor who practiced employment and labor law in the United Kingdom for several years. She received her legal training from the BPP Law School and University of Westminster. She holds an LL.M. in Labour Law from Queen Mary, University of London, and graduated with honors in Management Studies from the University of West Indies. She has also taught corporate law and business law courses at the University of Westminster and provided LL.M. academic support for Liverpool John Moores University.

Neta Hassidim, Israel
Dispute Resolution and Advocacy

Ms. Hassidim received her Law degree and M.B.A. from the College of Management in Tel Aviv. To complete her law degree, Ms. Hassidim earned a competitive position at Weinstock Zecler & Co., one of Israel’s leading antitrust law firms. Prior to attending Cardozo, she was in-house counsel and executive director of Office Plus (Tel Aviv), a worldwide service that owns and operates over 1,000 shared worksites offering full-service amenities to clients.

Phyllis Kaufman, United States
General Studies

Ms. Kaufman received her law degree from Cardozo and her B.A. in anthropology from Bryn Mawr. She is producing director and co-founder of Outside the Wire, a social impact company that uses theater and other media to address public health and social justice issues. She was a partner in media/entertainment practice groups Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz and Fish & Richardson.

Ruhy Narang, India
Intellectual Property

Ms. Narang received her law degree from the University of Delhi. Prior to attending Cardozo, she worked as legal manager for Copal Partners, a Moody’s Corporation company, and as corporate counsel for Evalueserve.

Aida Zerai, France
Intellectual Property

Ms. Zerai received her masters in intellectual property law from the University of Paris VIII and her masters in economics and health management from La Sorbonne. She was the legal counsel for the Office of Licensing and Technology Transfer for Paris hospitals and was responsible for managing the intellectual property assets of Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris.