Miriam F. Weismann

Director of the Center for Global Business Ethics & Law
Associate Professor of Business and Law

Before joining the Suffolk University faculty in 2007, Weismann taught as an associate professor of Law at Southern New England School of Law and served as the director and faculty advisor for the law review.

Prior to teaching full time, she 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.

While practicing law, Weismann also taught as an adjunct law professor for more than 15 years at Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago and Washington University School of Law in St. Louis. She has also served as a NITA instructor and as an instructor for the US Department of Justice.

She has published two books: Parallel Proceedings: Navigating Multiple Case Litigation (2011) and Crime, Incorporated: The Legal and Financial Implications of Corporate Misconduct (2009).

Weismann earned her JD from DePaul University College of Law and her LLM (tax) from Chicago Kent College of Law.