Faculty News

  • AE extended
    Affordable Excellence Extended to 2016-17
    With notable increases in enrollment, the Affordable Excellence tuition reduction and guarantee will continue for a third incoming class at RWU Law.
  • drone
    Logan on Drone Law
    The proliferation of drones presents a range of novel liability questions that lawyers and judges haven’t had to grapple with since the advent of the automobile.
  • Veterans Clinic
    Law Clinic for Disabled Veterans
    An important new clinical initiative offers renewed hope to military veterans whose disability benefits have been denied and can’t afford to appeal.

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.