Susan Scafidi


Founder and Director, Fashion Law Institute

Fordham Law School

Susan Scafidi is the first professor ever to offer a course in Fashion Law, and she is internationally recognized for establishing the field.  She founded and directs the Fashion Law Institute, a nonprofit organization headquartered at Fordham Law School in New York and the world’s first center dedicated to the law and business of fashion.  Professor Scafidi has testified before the U.S. Congress regarding the proposed extension of legal protection to fashion designs and also served as an expert witness in cases including Star Athletica v. Varsity.