Faculty News

  • Industrial pollutants
    Burger on Environmental Law
    Professor Michael Burger in Huffington Post on an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that could make it harder for victims of hazardous pollutants to get justice.
  • Law Students Offer Income Tax Assistance
    As tax-filing deadlines approach, 21 RWU Law students fulfill their pro-bono requirement by helping needy Rhode Islanders prepare their income tax returns .
  • Dean David Logan
    Logan Judges Urban Debates
    Dean David Logan served as a judge for teens participating in the Rhode Island Urban Debate League's "Community Debate" at Brown University on Saturday.


Mary Joan Hoene

Mary Joan Hoene
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law
Mary Joan Hoene is a securities lawyer with a specialty in investment management law and regulation.  She works with mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, private funds, fund sponsors, broker-dealers, investment advisers, banks, insurance companies and the independent directors of investment companies.  She was previously a partner at Carter, Ledyard & Milburn LLP, the independent fund chief compliance officer at Bank of America from 2004 to 2007, Deputy Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Investment Management from 1986 to 1988.  Ms. Hoene is a member of the New York City Bar Association's Investment Management Regulation Committee, of the Advisory Board of the Mutual Fund Direectors Forum, of the Women's Investment Management Forum and of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.  She has served on the Zoning Board, City of Newport, Rhode Island, since August 2007.

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