Faculty News

  • Professor Deborah Gonzales
    Center of the Storm: RWU Law and DACA
    Professor Deborah Gonzalez, Director of the Immigration Law Clinic at RWU Law, on Trump's rescinding of DACA -- and what happens now.
  • Judge Bruce Selya
    Courtroom Dedicated to Judge Selya
    The law school’s signature space has been named for an old friend: the Honorable Bruce Selya, one of Rhode Island’s most influential and respected jurists.
  • Church State
    Is Wall Between Church and State Crumbling?
    Professor Diana Hassel, associate dean for academic affairs at RWU Law, has written a piece for the Roger Williams First Amendment blog.


Linn Foster Freedman

Linn Foster Freedman
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Linn Freedman practices in data privacy and security law, and complex litigation. She is a member of Robinson+Cole's Business Litigation Group and chairs its Data Privacy + Security Team. Ms. Freedman focuses her practice on compliance with all state and federal privacy and security laws and regulations, as well as emergency data breach response, mitigation, and litigation. She also counsels clients on state and federal data privacy and security investigations.

Ms. Freedman works with companies and organizations to adopt a risk management approach to precisely frame the purpose and means for the collection, maintenance, transfer, and disposal of high-risk data throughout their organization. She advises them to identify high-risk data - both paper and electronic - and to implement measures to protect it and help them develop defensible, and reasonable, approaches to comply with constantly evolving regulatory requirements and the risk of a data breach.