Gloria Nusbacher earned a B.A. from Barnard College (with a double major in psychology and political science) and a J.D. from Columbia Law School. She comes to Yeshivat Maharat after a career of over 30 years in corporate law, including almost 20 years as a partner at one of the 100 largest U.S. law firms. Her professional accomplishments include being named to New York Super Lawyers and being designated as a Fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel. Gloria has lectured and written on various topics in the fields of executive compensation, corporate governance, and securities law and has co-authored numerous submissions to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of the American Bar Association.
Gloria has taken classes at Drisha for over 20 years. She co-founded and ran her community’s women’s tefillah group and has served as a board member and officer of her shul. She intends to use her teaching experience and passion for learning Jewish texts in order to inspire members of the community in their learning and spiritual growth. She hopes to use her legal and writing skills to increase the voice of women in the halachic process.
Gloria lives in West Hempstead, NY with her husband. She is the proud mother of a daughter and a proud grandmother of two boys.