Steven F. Friedell joined the Journal's Editorial Board in 1993. A professor of law at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey and an expert on Jewish law, he is the author of numerous works on maritime law, including leading articles on life salvage and deviation, as well as Volume 1 (Jurisdiction) of Benedict on Admiralty. Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, he was an associate with the Washington, D.C. law firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan. Professor Friedell holds a B.A. from Brandeis University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.