Professor Baer joins the faculty after having spent two years as an Acting Assistant Professor in New York University School of Law’s Lawyering Program. Prior to entering academia, she was an assistant general counsel for compliance with Verizon and an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York, where she focused on white collar criminal prosecutions. She also practiced as a litigation associate with Cravath Swaine & Moore and was a law clerk to the Honorable Jane Roth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Professor Baer’s legal scholarship focuses on private and public efforts to restrain undesirable behavior in corporate settings. Her article “Insuring Corporate Crime” was among five papers showcased for commentary from corporate law scholars at the Conglomerate Junior Scholars Workshop in 2007 and was recently published in the Indiana Law Journal. She has two additional articles forthcoming in the Virginia Law Review and University of Cincinnati Law Review, and has published articles in the Columbia Business Law Review and the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. At Harvard she was an Articles editor and Managing Editor of the Human Rights Journal.