About the Institute

NYU Law’s Institute for Executive Education creates legal programs for organizations and individuals at the intersection of business, policy, and technology. Our courses empower professionals, giving them fluency across disciplines and a deeper context for decision making.

A Tradition of Excellence at NYU Law

The Institute for Executive Education is proud to be part of NYU School of Law, one of America’s top law schools. The Law School has a distinguished history as a leader in international law and public service, home to the Hauser Global Law School Program and the most comprehensive public service infrastructure of any law school in the nation. NYU Law is also known for its progressive history; it was among the first to admit women. The institute draws on this tradition of innovation to set the pace for continuing legal education.

Partner with Us

The Process

Based on your organizational goals, our programs can be customized to meet your learning objectives:

  • Design practical training with content that draws upon our faculty expertise, relevant to your organization’s strategic needs.
  • Schedule programs to fit your timeline with modularized offerings or multiple sessions delivered throughout the year.
  • Format the curriculum in a blended learning environment to engage participants beyond the classroom.

Learn more about how you can partner with us by emailing iee@law.nyu.edu or visiting our Contact Us page.



Gerald Rosenfeld

Faculty Director
Distinguished Scholar in Residence and Senior Lecturer; Co-Director, Leadership Program on Law and Business

Gerald Rosenfeld is advisor to the CEO and vice chairman of Investment Banking at Lazard Ltd. He has been an investment banker for over 30 years, working at Salomon Brothers (1979-1988), Bankers Trust Company (1988-1992), Lazard Freres (1992-1998) and Rothschild (2000-2011), before rejoining Lazard in 2011. Prior to investment banking, Dr. Rosenfeld was a consultant at McKinsey & Co. (1976-1979.) In his investment banking career, Dr. Rosenfeld has worked primarily in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring, including representing General Motors, Chrysler, ITT Corporation, Tenneco, Lotus, TRW, Thermo-Electron, United Airlines, TWA, and US Airways, among many others. Dr. Rosenfeld has served on several public Boards of Directors and is currently a director of CIT Group and executive director of Continental Grain Co. Full Bio >

Erin O’Brien

Executive Director

A strong believer in higher education as transformative force for good, Erin leads the Institute for Executive Education at NYU School of Law.  In this role, Erin spearheads the development of the creation of new multidisciplinary programs and international collaborations.  Erin serves on several school-wide committees at NYU in the areas of strategic planning, online learning, executive education, and new dean searches.

Erin serves as the executive director for two Masters of Science programs, MS in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy and the MS in Health Law and Strategy.

Before coming to NYU Law to be the founding executive director of the Institute of Executive Education, Erin O’Brien served as associate dean of Global Degree Programs and Executive Education at NYU Stern School of Business. Over the course of a decade, O’Brien led the development of several new blended-learning programs (online and in-person) including the top-ranked TRIUM Global Executive MBA Program, Masters’ programs in Business Analytics, Risk Management, and Global Finance, and the NYU Stern Advanced Management Program. O’Brien has extensive international experience working in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

Program Staff

Megan O’Sullivan

Megan O’Sullivan joined NYU Law after previously serving as the Associate Director of Executive Education on the Executive Programs team at the NYU Stern School of Business. Before moving into higher education, she worked in several positions across corporate human resources, learning and development, and customer service at NBCUniversal and L’Oréal USA. O’Sullivan graduated with a BA in Communications and Mass Media from Fairfield University, and with her master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Jinnie Yoon Kim

Director, Master of Science in Cybersecurity Risk and Strategy
Prior to joining NYU Law, Jinnie Yoon Kim served as the Assistant Director of Global Executive Education at NYU Stern School of Business. A graduate of NYU Stern with a BS in Marketing and International Business, Kim held various roles in operations, program management, admissions, and marketing for NYU Stern.