Faculty News

  • City Year Providence
    Professor, Alumna Lead City Year Board
    Professor Andy Horwitz and Stephanie Federico ’03 co-chair advisory board of City Year Providence, aiming to dramatically cut dropout rates
  • Judge Edward C. Clifton
    Judge Edward Clifton Joins Faculty
    The recently retired Rhode Island Superior Court judge will work with students on research related to racial and ethnic fairness in courts across the country.
  • Immigration Detention
    Hassel on Qualified Immunity
    Professor Diana Hassel explains why immigration officials could not claim qualified immunity after mistakenly detaining an American citizen for 24 hours.


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.