Faculty News

  • Adjunct Professor Jerry Cohen
    Cohen Named 'Friend of Justice'
    Adjunct Professor and prominent litigator Jerry Cohen has been selected for the Massachusetts Bar Foundation’s 2015 Great Friend of Justice Award.
  • Professor David Coombs
    Coombs Named Weisberger Professor
    'WikiLeaks Lawyer' David Coombs is named the Joseph R. Weisberger Visiting Professor of Law, effective this semester and continuing into 2015-16 academic year.
  • Drugs
    Horwitz on Mandatory Minimum Sentences
    Prosectors hope longer prison terms will help deter drug dealers. But Professor Andy Horwitz explains why mandatory minimum sentences don’t work.


Linda Rekas Sloan

Linda Rekas Sloan
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Linda Rekas Sloan is an attorney at Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard, Inc. She concentrates her practice in the areas of bankruptcy, receivership and insolvency law litigation, corporate/business law and litigation, commercial transactions and real estate transactional work. She currently serves on the panel of state court appointed receivers.  She advises and represents banks, credit unions and other institutional lenders on creditor’s rights and related matters, including in bankruptcies, receiverships, workouts, foreclosures, repossession and collection matters in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.  She has also served as court-appointed receiver for insolvent companies in Rhode Island, including operating the company to find a suitable buyer or liquidating the company for the benefit of secured or other creditors. She also represents businesses in transactions, business formations, contracts, commercial real estate, workouts, other corporate and business matters and advises businesses in commercial disputes and litigation.