Dean Andrew L. Abrams joined the Charleston School of Law in 2005, after nearly twenty years of teaching legal studies and serving as the Vice President for Legal Affairs at the College of Charleston. During his tenure at the College of Charleston, Dean Abrams held many titles including: Senior Vice President for Strategic Planning and Administration (2003-2005); Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs (2001-2003); Associate Provost (1999-2000); Senior Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning (1992-2000); Chair, Department of Accounting and Legal Studies; Associate Provost; Acting Dean of Graduate Studies (1991-1992); Director of the Governor’s School of South Carolina (1991-1999); and Executive Athletic Director (1988-1992). At the Charleston School of Law, Dean Abrams serves as the Executive Director of the Charleston School of Law Foundation and Professor of Law. He accepted the position as Dean of the Charleston School of Law after serving as Interim Dean during the 2008 Spring Semester. Dean Abrams graduated Magna Cum Laude from Furman University with a degree in Political Science and is an honors graduate of the University of South Carolina Law School. Dean Abrams received an LL.M. from the University of Virginia Law School and a Certificate from the Institute of Educational Management from Harvard University.
"Arbitration and Punitive Damages" (with Gary Tidwell), South Carolina Business and Economic Review (1995)
"ADA:Take Two", South Carolina Business and Economic Review (1994)
"Health Care Professionals", South Carolina Business and Economic Review (1994)
"The Family Medical Leave Act of 1993", South Carolina Business and Economic Review (1993)
"Whistleblowers", South Carolina Business and Economic Review, (1993)
Contributions to Books
"Legal Issues: Indentification and Management," (with David Figuli and R. Claire Guthrie), Creating Careers Programs in a Liberal Arts Context (1987)