Dana Brakman Reiser is currently Visiting Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law and is a Professor of Law and former Vice Dean at Brooklyn Law School. She teaches courses in Corporations, Social Enterprise, Nonprofit Law, Property, and Trusts and Estates. Her recent scholarship focuses on law and finance for social enterprises – businesses that pursue a social mission. Her most comprehensive work on the subject is Social Enterprise Law: Trust, Public Benefit, and Capital Markets (Oxford University Press 2017) (with Professor Steven A. Dean). Her scholarship also has appeared in Boston College Law Review, Emory Law Journal, Indiana Law Journal, and Notre Dame Law Review, among others. In addition to her work on social enterprise, Professor Brakman Reiser writes extensively on nonprofit law and philanthropy.
Professor Brakman Reiser is a member of the American Law Institute and was an Associate Reporter for its project on the Principles of the Law of Nonprofit Organizations. She is also a member and past-Chair of the Section on Nonprofit and Philanthropy Law of the American Association of Law Schools. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School.