It's Michael H. Schill, professor of law at New York University and director of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at NYU. From the UCLA release:
Schill, 45, was born in Schenectady, N.Y., and grew up there. He earned his bachelorís degree from Princeton University in 1980 and his law degree from Yale Law School in 1984.
Schill worked as a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Marvin Katz from 1984 to 1985. He then worked as an associate at the law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson from 1984 to 1987. Schill joined the academic ranks in July 1987 as an assistant law professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, became an associate professor there in 1991 and a full professor in 1992 at the law school and Pennís Wharton School. Schill was a visiting professor at Harvard Law School for the fall 1999 semester...
Schill is a nationally recognized expert on American housing law and policy