Professor Diamond has previously taught at American University’s Washington College of Law, the Antioch School of Law, Gonzaga University School of Law, and the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. He has served as a consultant for the American Bar Association, Central and Eastern European Law Initiative, on proposed laws concerning housing in Russia and Bosnia and as a legal education specialist on a team conducting a mid-term evaluation of the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Economic Law and Improved Procurement Systems project in Indonesia. He has authored a text on real property, a casebook in corporations as well as numerous articles, primarily in the area of poverty, community lawyering and property. In addition, he has published several books in the area of business law.
Areas of expertise: Housing and economic development; property; contracts; corporations.
Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals
"Bill: Make landlords give tenants first shot to buy buildings," coverage by the Real Deal, January 31, 2020, quoting Professor of Law Michael Diamond.
"Nonprofits May Soon Have the First Chance to Buy Apartment Buildings in San Francisco," coverage by Next City, April 9, 2019, quoting Professor Michael Diamond.
"Can apartments in the DMV force you to remove political signs from windows, balconies?," coverage by WUSA9, April 4, 2019, quoting Professor Michael R. Diamond.
"Residents fault landlord for problems at Sayles Place," coverage in The Washington Post, February 26, 2017, quoting Professor Michael Diamond, director, Harrison Institute for Housing and Community Development.