Faculty News

  • RWU Law Sixth in Nation in Percentage of Graduates Obtaining State Court Clerkships
    Study shows RWU Law is a national leader in placing students into career-launching clerkships.
  • Panhandling
    Horwitz on Panhandling Ordinances and the First Amendment
    Professor Andy Horwitz’s latest contribution to the RWU First Amendment Blog: “First Amendment Protects the Right to Give and to Receive.”
  • As Manning released, trial attorney Coombs looks back on case, looks forward to teaching again at RWU Law
    Chelsea Manning was released from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on May 17th, after serving nearly seven years in prison for leaking a trove of military and diplomatic files. Manning’s lead trial attorney, David E. Coombs, now teaches at the Roger Williams University School of Law.


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.