Adam Cohen, JD, CISSP, CCSP, CEH
Adam Cohen is a former litigator with more than 20 years of experience at the intersection of technology and law. He is also certified as a professional in information systems security (CISSP), cloud security (CCSP) and ethical hacking (CEH). The scope of his work covers data governance, compliance, and security, including areas such as cyber security, digital forensics and electronic discovery, data privacy, information governance, and records management.
Mr. Cohen served neutral eDiscovery expert in Floyd et al. v. City of New York et al. (the NYPD “stop and frisk” case), as well as leading forensic technology teams in Major League Baseball’s investigation of performance-enhancing drug use. He was a partner at one of the world’s top law firms where he represented global business enterprises in complex litigation involving technology issues, primarily intellectual property disputes.
In addition to being an experienced advisor, Mr. Cohen is an author and teacher whose work has been cited in landmark federal court opinions. He is coauthor of the two-volume legal treatise Electronic Discovery: Law and Practice (cited in seminal federal court opinions such as Zubulake v. UBS Warburg, Lorraine v. Markel, and others, including a Circuit Court of Appeals opinion on data privacy), which has been annually updated since its publication in 2004.
For more than ten, Mr. Cohen has taught law school classes covering information governance, electronic discovery, data privacy, and electronic evidence.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Director of the Indie Film Clinic
Director of the Leadership Program at the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance
Michelle Greenberg-Kobrin is the director of The Indie Film Clinic at Cardozo School of Law, which is supported by the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund. Professor Greenberg-Kobrin served as the dean of students at Columbia Law School from 2005 to 2016, where she also taught courses in deals, negotiation and leadership. Prior to her work at Columbia Law, she was an associate at the New York office of Arnold & Porter, where her practice focused on international corporate and securities matters, mergers and acquisitions, sovereign debt issuances and financial institutions. Professor Greenberg-Kobrin also serves as senior fellow and director of the Leadership Program at the Heyman Center on Corporate Governance.
The Indie Film Clinic was established in 2011 to provide free legal services to filmmakers in New York City. To date, Cardozo students in the clinic have represented over 90 independent, documentary and student films, many of which have gone on to appear in leading U.S. and international film festivals including Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, the Tribeca Film Festival, the Los Angeles Film Festival, Hot Docs and DOC NYC. The clinic is part of Cardozo’s Intellectual Property and Information Law Program, one of the highest ranked IP programs in the country.
Michael Pantazakos, JD
Michael Pantazakos is Adjunct Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He has also been a Lecturer-in-Law at New York University, and has presented to conferences at the University of California, Berkeley; Columbia University; the University of Helsinki; the University of Kent; and the University of London. He is published and cited particularly in the fields of Law & Literature and Comparative Literature. He earned his B.A. from New York University, J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, and M.A. from Columbia University.
Felix Wu, JD, PhD
Professor of Law
Faculty Director, Cardozo Data Law Initiative (CDLI)
Professor Wu's doctorate studies in computer science are foundational to his information law scholarship, which spans freedom of speech, privacy law, and intellectual property law. He has previously written on the limits of online intermediary immunity and on understanding the role of data de-identification in law. His current work explores the relationship between data privacy and theories of free expression.
Professor Wu was previously an associate at Covington & Burling in San Francisco. In 2006-7, he clerked for Judge Sandra L. Lynch of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Immediately prior to coming to Cardozo, he was an intellectual property associate at Fish & Richardson in Boston.
Professor Wu received his undergraduate degree in 1996 in computer science summa cum laude from Harvard. He received a PhD in computer science from University of California at Berkeley. He is a member of the Order of the Coif and Phi Beta Kappa.