CAL Lecture: Patrick E. Hobbs (Dean, Seton Hall University School of Law). "Negotiating the Prudential Center Deal for the City of Newark & the NHL Devils"

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 ( 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm )

Location: Bissinger Room, Howe Center, Stevens Institute of Technology

Patrick E. Hobbs, Dean of the Seton Hall University School of Law, chairs the New Jersey State Commission of Investigation, which examines crime, corruption, and government waste and reports to the Legislature. Dean Hobbs will visit Stevens to discuss his involvement with the important and often difficult negotiations between the City of Newark and the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils owners for the development and construction of the Prudential Center entertainment area.

Dean Patrick E. Hobbs joined the Seton Hall Law faculty in 1990 with a specialty in tax law. He was named Associate Dean for Finance in 1995 and became Dean in 1999. He currently serves on the boards of the Newark Alliance, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Puck Holdings, which owns the New Jersey Devils and runs the Prudential Center. Previously he was a tax attorney with the law firm of Shanley & Fisher in Roseland, New Jersey. He received his B.A. in accounting, magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University, his J.D. from the University of North Carolina and his LL.M. (in taxation) from New York University.

This event is sponsored by the College of Arts & Letters, the Pre-law & Public Policy program and Stevens Law Society.