Academic staff

Richard Warner is Professor and Norman and Edna Freehling Scholar at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he is the Faculty Director of Chicago-Kent’s Center for Law and Computers. From 1994 to 1996, he was president of InterActive Computer Tutorials, a software company, and from 1998 to 2000, he was director of Building Businesses on the Web, an Illinois Institute of Technology executive education program concerning e-commerce.  He has lectured on Internet security at the second United Nations Economic Commission for Europe workshop, "E-Regulations: E-Security and Knowledge Economy," in Geneva, Switzerland. He was the principal investigator for "Using Education to Combat White Collar Crime," a U.S. State Department grant devoted to combating money laundering in Ukraine from 2000 to 2006. He is currently a member of the U.S. Secret Service’s Electronic and Financial Crimes Taskforce.  He is a visiting foreign professor at University of Gdańsk, Poland.  He is the Director of the School of American Law, which has branches in Georgia, Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine.  He is the Editor In Chief of Emerging Markets:  A Review of Business and Legal Issues.  He holds a B.A. (English literature) from Stanford, a Ph. D. (Philosophy) from the University of California, Berkeley, and a J. D. from the University of Southern California.  He has published extensively in philosophy and law; his most recent book is Unauthorized Access:  The Crisis in Online Privacy and Security, CRC/Chapman Hall 2013 (with Robert H. Sloan).
 
Igor L. Solodovnik, LL.M. Adjunct Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law, and Executive Director of the School of American Law, is a graduate of the National University of Internal Affairs in Kharkiv, Ukraine; he also holds an LL.M. degree from Chicago-Kent. He worked with the East-West Management Institute/Partners for Financial Stability, an NGO located in Warsaw, Poland.
Igor Solodovnik serves as Executive Director, School of American Law (Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania) and Adjunct Professor, IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Mr Solodovnik is a graduate of the National University of Internal Affairs in Kharkiv, Ukraine; he also holds an LL.M. degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He has being teaching legal courses at universities in Ukraine, USA and Poland since 1996 – for the first 9 years as full time job, later as part time job. He worked with the East-West Management Institute/Partners for Financial Stability, a USAID sponsored NGO located in Warsaw, Poland for 3 years.
Mr. Solodovnik provided trainings on Ukrainian law related issues for Polish judges and prosecutors. He interned with Polish Office of Competition and Customer Protection (UOKiK); Office for Electronic Communication (UKE) and Office for Commission of European Integration (UKiE).
Mr. Solodovnik worked for an international real estate and investment company’s division in Warsaw, Poland for 3.5 years.
Mr. Solodovnik is a member of ACAMS.

Professor Brown received his B.A. from Harvard University, his J.D. from Columbia University, and his Ph.D. from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. At Columbia, he was managing editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. He has published a book on the law and politics of the World Bank, as well as articles on international human rights law, international humanitarian law, international criminal tribunals, and international trade law.    
Professor Brown is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and serves on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International, USA. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the American Bar Association's Central and Eastern European Law Initiative (CEELI). He served as a law clerk at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, and participated in the 1998 Rome Diplomatic Conference on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court as Legal Advisor to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. In 1999 and 2000, he was a public member of the United States Delegation to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. He has recently led or participated in human rights fact-finding missions to several countries including Haiti, Bahrain and Malawi.

Agnieszka Cenzartowicz received her M.A. degree from the Catholic University of Lublin, Poland in 2000 and her LL.M. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, USA(2002). In 2004–2005, she was a Fulbright Scholar and senior research fellow at the Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies at Loyola University, Chicago. She was Project Manager for the East-West Management Institute/Partners for Financial Stability as well as advised EWMI on local legal and regulatory issues.
Ms. Cenzartowicz serves as Adjunct Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law  and Senior Associate Editor of Emerging Markets: A Review of Legal and Business Issues.
Currently, she is Senior Patner with SWC Group.

Maurine Jo Neiberg is a lawyer in solo practice.  She concentrates her practice in computer law, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property matters. She is licensed to practice in Illinois, before the Northern District of Illinois and before the United States Patent and Trademark office as a member of the patent bar. A significant part of Ms. Neiberg's practice has been devoted to counseling clients on related to computer software and Internet-related issues. She has represented clients in software development agreements, domain name disputes and has helped register client's copyright in software.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Neiberg worked as a software engineer, engaged in applied research in artificial intelligence and wrote software for corporate bond traders. She earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago, her Sc.M. from Brown University in Computer Science and her B.A. in Computer Science and History from Wellesley College. Ms. Neiberg’s publications include "Temporal Methods: Multi-dimensional Modeling of Sequential Circuits" published in Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, and Model-based Diagnostic Reasoning Using VHDL in Performance and Fault Modeling with VHDL, JM Schoen, Editor, Prentice Hall.

Thomas Hill is an international business lawyer.  From 2005 – 2010, he joined Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2005 as Visiting Professor of Law teaching courses in Business Organizations, Business Transactions and International Trade.  He has also taught and lectured at the Catholic University of Lublin in Poland; the University of Gdańsk in Poland; Shih Chien University in Taiwan; and the Beijing Institute of Technology in China. 
Before teaching at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Professor Hill was General Counsel of Hunter Douglas NV, a publicly traded Dutch manufacturing company. Previously, he was Senior Counsel for the World Bank in Washington, D.C., and an associate lawyer at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson in New York.  This background allows him to play a key role in making legal theory relevant to practice and practice relevant to legal theory. 
Professor Hill obtained a B.A. degree from Dartmouth College, a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and an LL.M degree from Columbia University School of Law. He has also been a post-doctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Private International Law in Hamburg, Germany, and at the UCLA School of Law in Los Angeles.  Professor Hill has published in the areas of international trade and e-commerce, international law and foreign sovereign immunity.
In 2010, he returned full time to his international law practice while remaining an Adjunct Professor at Chicago-Kent.


Geoffrey Mazullo is Principal of Emerging Markets ESG, a consultancy engaged in the analysis, benchmarking, development and promotion of reporting on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in emerging markets.  Complementing his advocacy, research and training activities he publishes widely on corporate governance, ESG issues and socially responsible investment (SRI) - on the Emerging Markets ESG internet portal and in online as well as print media.  Semi-annually Emerging Markets ESG publishes an Updated Database of Contacts in the Field of SRI, now in its 20th edition and recognized as a unique industry resource.  He is the author of the chapter, “Responsible Investment in Eastern Europe” in The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment (Routledge, August 2015.)

Following studies of diplomacy, economics and political science in Washington, DC; Krakow, Poland; Berlin; and London, Mr. Mazullo worked as a corporate governance analyst, first with Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and later with Investor Responsibility Research Center (IRRC).  In 1992-93 he served as a corporate governance advisor to the Russian Privatization Center.  Thereafter, he worked on several long-term financial sector development projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Moldova and Russia. From 2001-2009 he directed the Partners for Financial Stability (PFS) Program, a regional financial sector development project in Central and Eastern Europe, for which he designed, launched and conducted two semi-annual surveys of listed companies in Eastern European emerging markets: Investor Relations Online (2001-2009; 2011) and Reporting on Corporate Social Responsibility (2003-2009). 

Since 2006 Mr. Mazullo is chair of the evaluation committee of the NASDAQ Baltic Market Awards.  Since 2013 he has a part-time position with Development & Training Services, Inc. (dTS) as Chief of Party of the USAID Economic Growth Training Project.  He is also Adjunct Professor at the School of American Law (SAL) in Gdansk and in Wroclaw, Poland. 

Mr. Mazullo holds a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service (BSFS) degree from Georgetown University; a Diploma from Uniwersytet Jagiellonski in Krakow; and a Master of Science (MSc.) degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He speaks French, German, Polish and Serbo-Croatian and is proficient in Italian and Russian.