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Professor Juliet M. Moingiello to Serve as Spring 2010 ABI Resident Scholar

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PROFESSOR JULIET M. MORINGIELLO TO SERVE AS SPRING 2010 ABI RESIDENT SCHOLAR

January 11, 2010, Alexandria, Va. — Prof. Juliet M. Moringiello, Professor of Law at Widener University School of Law, will serve as the Robert M. Zinman ABI Resident Scholar for the Spring 2010 Semester. An editorial board member of ABI’s Law Review, Prof. Moringiello specializes in a number of areas of law including bankruptcy, commercial law and electronic commerce. Prof. Moringiello will serve in ABI's Alexandria, Va., office, assisting ABI with its educational programming and in its role as the authoritative source of bankruptcy information for Congress, the media and the public.

Prof. Moringiello teaches a dynamic range of subjects at Widener Law School, including courses on bankruptcy, property, secured transactions, payment systems and electronic commerce and sales. For her work in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial law and electronic commerce, Prof. Moringiello was honored by the Widener Law School in 2006 with the Douglas E. Ray Excellence in Faculty Scholarship Award. She has also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Georgia, Loyola University Chicago, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Maryland, the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University and the Universite de Paris X in Nanterre, France.

Prof. Moringiello is an active member of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Business Law Section and the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). She is a former member of the ABA’s editorial boards of The Business Lawyer and Business Law Today and is editor of The Business Lawyer's annual survey of cyberspace law. She is also a former co-chair of the International Coordinating Committee of the ABA Business Law Section. During the 2003-04 academic year, Prof. Moringiello was chair of the AALS Section of Commercial and Related Consumer Law.

Active in a number of law reform activities, Prof. Moringiello is an elected member of the American Law Institute and is chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Uniform Commercial Code Committee. In 2007, the Pennsylvania Bar Association honored her with a Special Achievement Award for her work in the Uniform Commercial Code enactment process.

Prof. Moringiello received her bachelor’s degree from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1984, her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1987 and her LL.M. from Temple University School of Law in 1993. She is admitted to practice law in New York and Pennsylvania.

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