Miriam Weismann, JD, LLM
Associate Professor of Business and Law and Ethics
Director of Accreditation and Assurance of Learning
Director of Center for Global Business Law and Ethics
Office: 73 Tremont St., Rm. 7050
Areas of Expertise
- White Collar Crime
- Corporate Governance and Ethics
- International Business Law
Weissman practiced law for 27 years, both as a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorneys’ Office and as a partner in the national law firm of Keck, Mahin & Cate. In 2002-2003, she served as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois. In 1999-2000, she served as Assistant Special Counsel to the Office of Special Counsel, John C. Danforth, for the WACO Investigation.
In 1999, she received the Director’s Award for excellence in the prosecution of a major public corruption case from then-Attorney General Janet Reno. While in private practice, she briefed and argued the case Illinois v. Krull before the United States Supreme Court.
LLM (taxation), Kent College of Law
JD, DePaul University College of Law
BA, University of Arizona
Licensed to practice law: Illinois (1978-present); New York (1992-99)
Licensed to practice in the United States Supreme Court; United States Tax Court; Second and Seventh Circuit Courts of Appeal; District Court Northern District of Illinois