Graduate LL.M. Programs Faculty

Graduate LL.M. Programs Faculty

Proven Practitioners

Imagine learning about Homeland & National Security from a Ret. Brig. General. You do at WMU-Cooley.

LL.M. Faculty

We are proud of our exceptional LL.M. faculty. Below are the Directors for our LL.M. program offerings. 

Professor Lisa DeMossCorporate Law and Finance

The program is designed, directed and taught by prominent corporate practitioners and law professors interested in training the next generation of corporate lawyers.

Professor Lisa DeMoss [email protected]
Director of Corporate Law and Finance Program 


Professor Michael C.H. McDanielHomeland and National Security Law 

Designed to address all the laws of Homeland Security, which are consistent with Professor McDaniel's role at the Pentagon for Homeland Defense Strategy, Force Planning and Mission Assurance, including counter-terrorism, immigration, border, maritime and transportation security, public health and bioterrorism, and intelligence and individual rights.

Professor Michael C.H. McDaniel [email protected]
Director of Homeland and National Security Law Program


Professor Gerald TschuraIntellectual Property Law 

Designed both for attorneys with scientific or engineering background seeking to gain the skills necessary to practice patent law, including succeeding on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Registration Examination, and for attorneys with non-technical backgrounds seeking to become proficient in copyright, trademark, licensing, and e-commerce issues.

Professor Gerald T. Tschura [email protected]
Director of Intellectual Property Law Program


Professor Dan SheafferTax Law 

Provides a practice-oriented curriculum to help lawyers expand their opportunities by obtaining both a better understanding of tax law and a respected credential in the tax field.

Professor Dan Sheaffer [email protected]
Director of Tax Law Program



LL.M. Director Cathy McCollumOffice of Graduate and Extended Programs

Cathy J. McCollum [email protected]
Director of Graduate and Extended Programs
(517) 371-5140, ext. 2703
(248) 751-7800, ext. 7786


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