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Lucinda M. Finley

Frank G. Raichle Professor of Trial and Appellate Advocacy
University at Buffalo School of Law

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Abortion, reproductive rights, women and the law, Supreme Court, employment discrimination, equal protection law, tort law and reform

Lucinda M. Finley can speak to the media about reproductive rights, the Supreme Court, the First Amendment, and numerous issues tied to equal protection under the law.

In addition to her faculty position at UB, Finley is a professional litigator. She has handled two cases before the Supreme Court. The first involved the taxability of employment discrimination back-pay awards, and the second locational limits on protest activities at women’s health clinics.

Finley has testified before the U.S. Congress on issues including access to reproductive health clinics, and before state legislative committees or administrative commissions on issues including medical malpractice, tort reform, gender equity, and family and medical leave.

She is a leading scholar and teacher of tort law, with an emphasis on tort reform, and can speak to the media on these topics as well. She was the co-author of one of the most widely adopted torts casebooks, and has published numerous articles on women's issues in tort law. She is interested in tort reform and the effect of tort laws on women, the elderly and children.

CONTACT:

Lucinda M. Finley, JD
Frank G. Raichle Professor of Trial and Appellate Advocacy
University at Buffalo School of Law

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