Faculty News

  • Monestier on Web Jurisdiction
    Professor Tanya Monestier explains why courts are struggling to come up with a practical framework for dealing with the issue of web-based jurisdiction.
  • From Hate to Hope
    From Hate to Hope
    How the horrific experiences of lawyers and judges under the Third Reich have informed the lives – and legal philosophies – of their descendants.
  • Legal fees
    Kuckes on Legal Fees Ruling
    Professor Niki Kuckes discusses Rhode Island ruling that affidavits or expert testimony supporting counsel fee motion must come from lawyer not involved in case.


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.