Faculty News

  • Professor David Coombs
    Manning Lead Counsel on Commutation
    Chelsea Manning's longtime counsel, RWU Law Professor David Coombs, is "shocked and overjoyed" by President Obama's decision to commute sentence .
  • Yelnosky: Future of Public Sector Union 'Dues'
    Dean Michael Yelnosky discusses why a Trump Supreme Court is likely to overturn 40 years of precedent on public sector collective bargaining agreements.
  • Gonzales: Licenses for the Undocumented?
    Deborah Gonzalez, Director of RWU Law's Immigration Law Clinic, joined Dan Yorke to discuss report on driver’s licenses for undocumented Rhode Islanders.


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.