Faculty News

  • Judicial Diversity
    Logan on Judicial Diversity
    Professor David Logan argues that the Ocean State's current judiciary looks like the Rhode Island of past generations, not reflecting the diverse nature of the state today.
  • Closed courtroom
    Horwitz on Closed Courtroom Debate
    U.S. District Court Judge Mary Lisi's order to seal the courtroom during a plea hearing for a woman accused of sex trafficking has raised concern among legal observers.
  • Commencement 2015
    RWU Law Celebrates Commencement 2015
    RWU Law honors 115 graduates in a ceremony keynoted by pioneering jurist, the Honorable Roderick L. Ireland; also recognizing noted R.I. defense attorney Robert Mann.


Brooks Magratten

Brooks Magratten
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Brooks Magratten is a partner at Pierce Atwood LLP, where his practice is concentrated in insurance, commercial products liability, employment and ERISA litigation. He formerly chaired the Federal Bench/Bar Committee of the Rhode Island Bar Association, is the President-Elect of the Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter, and is the President of Defense Counsel of Rhode Island.