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Carol Liebman

Faculty Affiliate and Advisory Board Member, Bioethics; Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Carol Liebman is a clinical professor of law at Columbia Law School. She specializes in negotiation, mediation and legal education. Liebman joined Columbia Law School in 1992. Prior to Columbia, she taught at Boston College Law School and served as counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Correction.

Liebman has taught negotiation and mediation in Vietnam, Brazil, Israel and China and designed and presented mediation training for a variety of groups including the Certification Program in Bioethics of Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; New York's First Department, Appellate Division, Attorney Disciplinary Committee; the Association of the Bar of the City of New York; and high school students, parents and teachers.

Liebman is a former member of the New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board and of the Executive Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She was co-principal investigator of the Mediating Suits against Hospitals (MeSH) project, and of the Demonstration Mediation and ADR Project, a part of the Project on Medical Liability in Pennsylvania, funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. She is co-author of Mediating Bioethics Disputes: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions. In 2012 she was the recipient of a Columbia University Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Liebman received her J.D. from Boston University in 1975.