Our LL.M. program attracts accomplished attorneys from all around the United States and the world, all of whom choose to meet the challenges of a globalized legal profession by pursuing their LL.M. degrees at Cardozo School of Law.  They bring a diversity of skills, strengths, and interests to the classroom, making Cardozo more dynamic, engaging, and productive. 

Fall 2016 Incoming Class

Total 46
Full-time 38
Part-time 8
International 42
Domestic 4
Comparative Legal Thought 2
Dispute Resolution & Advocacy 8
General Studies 18
Intellectual Property 18

Represented Countries (23):  Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Dominican Republic, France, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, Ukraine, USA


Spring 2016 Incoming Class

Total 21
Full-time 19
Part-time 2
International 18
Domestic 3
Comparative Legal Thought 2
Dispute Resolution & Advocacy 2
General Studies 11
Intellectual Property 6

Represented Countries (15): Albania, Armenia, Bangladesh, China, Germany, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Korea, Poland, Russia, Turkey, UK, USA


Our New Students:

FARAH  Alchamaa, Syria
Farah studied Law in Damascus, Syria and graduated in 2007. She is a member of the Syrian bar and has practiced in Syria for 5 years. She is fluent in Arabic and English. She has worked as a paralegal at Elhioe & Associates, a law firm in Brooklyn.

 
SIMON Allal, France
Simon has a Masters in Business Law from University of Paris II Pantheon Assas. He is fluent in French and English. He has worked in law firms in Paris since 2014 and is pursuing an LLM in General Studies. 
 
CAMILLE Ayed, France
She has a Masters in French and Business Laws from Université De Nanterre, Paris. She graduated in 2015. She has an interest in the music industry and wants to specialize in IP law. She speaks French, English and has basic knowledge of Spanish.
 
DHARMIK Barot, India
Dharmik completed the LLB program at Nirma University in Ahmedabad, India. Over the past 3 years he has interned with several law firms.  He wants to specialize in IP law. 
 
OYEBOLA T Ayeni, Nigeria
Oyebola is from Lagos, Nigeria where she earned her LLB degree from the University of Lagos. She has worked in the IP law department of a Nigerian Law firm for a year. She plans to specialize in IP law. She is also interested in filmmaking and hopes to infuse her passion with her profession in her practice as an IP attorney. 
 
HANA M. Boruchov, US
Hana received her JD from Cardozo and her passion for intellectual property made her apply for the LLM program. She speaks English, French and Korean.
 
MAHARA Brami Thomaz, Brazil
Mahara is a Brazilian lawyer with significant experience in international private and public law. She is also enrolled at the New School for a Masters program in International Affairs. She has a keen interest in the Dispute Resolution and Advocacy program.
 
DIANE Caron-Laviolette, France
Diane has a Bachelors in Laws from Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense University and also has a Masters in International Law-litigation and a Masters in International Trade Law from Sorbonne University. She has interned at law firms and the court of appeals in Paris. She wants to specialize in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy and to take the New York Bar Exam.
 
MATTEO Carrera, Italy
Matteo has earned a Masters degree in law from Italy. He has 8 years of professional legal experience. He is CEO of an Italian building company. He is passionate about boxing and was an amateur boxer. 
 
COSTANZA Cascone, Italy
Costanza is an attorney from Italy. She received a first law degree from the Universita degli Studi Roma Tre and enjoyed studying aboad.
 
CHEVON Chance, UK
Chevon is from the island of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, where she studied law. She received a LLM in International Commercial Law from the University of Buckingham, UK. She has been working as an entrepreneur in New York since 2009.
 
BORIS Cherny, Kazakhstan 
Boris received his law degree in Kazakhstan. He also has an MBA in finance from Pace University and a BBA in accounting from Baruch College.
 
AVA Chetrit, France
Ava earned a Masters in IP Law from the University Pantheon-Assas, Paris. She interned with an IP law firm in Paris before coming to Cardozo to study IP.
 
TIM de Grot, Netherlands
Tim is an exchange student from University of Amsterdam where he is currently pursuing a Masters program in IP. He has participated in the Monroe Price Media Law Moot Court Competition and has a keen interest in Data and Privacy Laws.
 
ANNA Deiana, Poland
Anna has a law degree and a master’s degree in law (specialized in criminal law) from Uniwersytet Lodzki in Poland. 
 
PIERLUIGI Dodaro, Italy
Pierluigi is an exchange student from Roma Tre University. He has an interest in International affairs and international laws and transactions.
 
PHILINE Duwe, Germany
Philine is an exchange student from Bucerius Law School  and is also a student assistant for Public and Comparative Law. She speaks German and English and is also fluent in Latin and Spanish. 
 
LEAH Elkeslassy, Canada
Leah completed her Bachelors of Law at the University of Montreal and has worked In Canada as a notary and legal advisor. She is fluent in English, French and Hebrew. 
 
DANIEL Fishelovich, Israel
Daniel is an exchange student from University of Tel Aviv. He is fluent in English and Hebrew. 
 
RAMYA Ganeshram, India
Ramya is a recent law graduate from India. She has interned at several law firms during the academic year and is passionate about IP law.
 
MARIA Garber, Romania
Maria received a Bachelors degree in law from Bucharest, Romania. She has worked as an attorney in Romania for the past 10 years and is now pursuing the General Studies LLM degree. 
 
CECILIA L Gebruers Hanya, Argentina
Cecilia is a Fulbright Scholar from Argentina where she received her law degree in 2012. She is consulting for United Nations Population Fund and Latin American Team for gender and justice. She is currently enrolled in the Comparative and Legal Thought LLM degree program.
 
ANNA Goganyan, Armenia
Anna received her law degree from Armenia and her paralegal certificate from Pace University. Prior to attending Cardozo, she worked as a paralegal at a Brooklyn law firm.
 
AVITAL Grossman, Australia
Avital is an exchange student from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. She is interested in international law. 
 
TATIYANA Ilyaich, Russia
Tatiyana is a General Studies LLM candidate who earned her first law degree from Russia.  Prior to attending Cardozo, she worked as a photo designer, a paralegal, and executive director of an early childhood learning center.
 
MANSI Karol, India
Mansi has law degree from India and a Masters in Commercial and Corporate law from Queen Mary University London. She has worked as an attorney in India and the UK. Since coming to the US, she has been active in the local arbitration community.   
 
LISE Kerlan, France
Lise has a Masters in Business Law and IP from the University of Law at Paris-East Creteil. She speaks French, English and Spanish. Prior to attending Cardozo, she had been an intern at the Paris District High Court, a telecom company, and a Paris law firm.
 
MARINE Leclinche, France
Marine has a Masters in IP law from Pantheon Assas University, Paris and a Bachelors in International Law from La Sorbonne. She wants to start her own apparel company and promote sustainability and create a green and responsible brand.
 
MARC Maffucci, Switzerland
Marc has a law degree from University of Zurich. He has over 10 years of professional experience. Prior to attending Cardozo, he was working as a media lawyer with Cinetrade Group in Zurich.
 
YUSAKU Naito, Japan
Yusaku received his legal education at Meiji Gakuin University, the Laws School of Dokkyo University, and the Legal Research and Training Institute. He is a member of the Japanese bar. He is a partner at Tokyo Sakurabashi Law Office.
 
MELLVIN N’Goma, France
Mellvin is an exchange student from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Appliquees du Droit where he is currently pursuing a master’s program. He has had summer internships with a public notary. 
 
ELIRAN Oziel, Israel
Eliran received his law degree from The Interdisciplinary Center in Israel. He has worked as an attorney with Agmon & Co. Rosenberg Hacohen & Co. Law Firm. He speaks Hebrew and English. He has a special interest in securities law and corporate governance.
 
JULIA Pages Vila, Spain
Julia is an exchange student from ESADE, Spain.
 
PRIYANKA Patil, India
Priyanka graduated with a law degree from the Government Law College in India. He has extensive experience in corporate and commercial law in the Middle East, Africa, and Asian Pacific region. 
 
TATIANA Pitasny, Argentina
Tatiana has a law degree from Universidad Nacional de Rosario. Prior to attending Cardozo, she held internships at law firms and the Collegiate Family Court.
 
IVANA C Roa Estevez, Dominican Republic
Ivana earned her law degree from the Dominican Republic where she graduated from Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestrain.
 
PHILIPP Romanychev, Russia
Philipp recently graduated with a law degree from Russia with a major in IP law. As a law student, he interned at various legal organizations in Russia
 
SONJA Russell, US
Sonja earned her JD from Elon University School of Law in North Carolina. She has a passion for arts and music and wants to pursue a career in IP law.
 
TATSIANA Salanko, Belarus
Tatsiana received her law degree from BIP-Institute of Law Minsk, Belarus. She works as a paralegal in Brooklyn, NY. She was a finalist at the Miss Russian Universe in 2015.
 
LOLA Scheinfeld, France
Lola earned a law degree from the Universite Paris X Nanterre and completed her Master 1 in private law in May 2016. She is enrolled in the IP program.
 
LIRAN Shabtai, Israel
He is an exchange student from the University of Tel Aviv where he is a law student and a research assistant.
 
NOA Shalit Sasson, Israel
Noa holds a law degree from the University of Tel Aviv and a BA in Psychology. She is currently working at the consulate general of Israel in NY.
 
ZOYA Shpigelman, US
Zoya earned a BA in history from St John’s University and a JD from Thomas M Cooley Law School. She is fluent in Russian and English. She wants to pursue a career in Entertainment Law.
 
RADMYLA Tsineman, Ukraine
Radmyla has a law degree and a masters degree from the University of Kiev, Ukraine. She is interested in dispute resolution and advocacy. For the past year has been working as a paralegal at Lexfor legal services.
 
SAVAS Tunca, Turkey
Savas holds a law degree from Istanbul University and was admitted to the bar in 2000. He has worked in Turkey as an attorney. In 2009 he moved to the US and worked pro-bono in a law firm and full time at a pizza shop.
 
MOKUT Udofia, Nigeria
Mokut is an attorney from Nigeria, with over six years of experience. She has a special interest in IP law and hopes to work in the music industry.
 
SUSANNE Van Leeuwen, Netherlands
Susanne is an exchange student from University of Amsterdam where she is enrolled for the LLM program, she has an LLB from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She also works as a legal assistant to an attorney in the area of commercial litigation.
 
VERONIKA Waldhof, Austria
Veronika has a law degree from the University of Vienna in 2009. She is admitted to the bar is Austria and has worked as an attorney for the past 7 years.
 
PAULINE Weess, France
Has a law degree from UK and a Masters in international commercial law from University of Paris. Her last internship was in business law at a law firm in Paris. She is interested in Dispute resolution and Advocacy.
 
ANNA Yakunina, Russia
Anna has a law degree from Russia and is enrolled for the Comparative legal thought LLM program.
 
JOSHUA Young, US
Joshua earned a JD from New England Law. Prior to attending Cardozo, he was an intern at the Massachusetts Appellate Tax Board. He is enrolled for the LLM in IP program.
 
FABIANA Zangara, Italy
Fabiana has practiced as a corporate lawyer in Italy. She earned a degree in law from the University of Rome.