Misericordia University recently awarded tenure and promotion to six members of the faculty, including Joshua D. Winneker, J.D., a sports law professor.
Professor Winneker holds a Juris Doctor magna cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Muhlenberg College. A member of the faculty since 2013, he teaches all legal courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the Department of Business, including Business Law, Sports Law, Regulation of Sports Gambling, Law, Ethics and the Legal Environment, Legal Aspects of Administration and Regulation of Human Resources. He previously taught at the University of Delaware, where he won the Student Choice Excellence in Teaching Award for the Lerner College of Business & Economics.
Prior to teaching, he practiced corporate litigation in New York City at several international law firms, including Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. His research focuses on sports law and he has published a number of research papers with prominent schools throughout the country, including University of California, Berkeley; University of Virginia and University of Texas at Austin. He resides in Chester, New Jersey.