Associate Professor of Law
J.D., Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire School of Law), magna cum laude
M.A., University of Limerick, Ireland, First (Highest) Honors
B.A., University of Scranton, summa cum laude
Legal Writing & Reasoning
Legal Writing, Reasoning & Appellate Advocacy
Food Law & Policy
Article, Opening the Barnyard Door: Transparency and the Resurgence of Ag-Gag & Veggie Libel Laws, 38 Seattle U. L. Rev. 1221 (2015).
Book Chapter, Perspectives and Predicaments of GMO Salmon, in International Farm Animal, Wildlife & Food Safety Law (eds. Gabriela Steier & Kiran Patel) (forthcoming 2016).
Implicit Bias and The Legal Profession’s “Diversity Crisis”: A Call for Self-Reflection, 15 Nev. L. J. 431 (2015).
Food Labeling Litigation: Exposing Gaps in the FDA’s Resources and Regulatory Authority, Policy Paper, Brookings Institution (July 2014).
Judicial Decisionmaking, Empathy, and the Limits of Perception, 47 Akron L. Rev. 693 (2014).
Navigating the Pitfalls of Implicit Bias: A Cognitive Science Primer for Civil Litigators, 4 St. Mary’s J. on Legal Malpractice and Ethics 278 (2014).
Article, Defining Natural Foods: The Search for a Natural Law, 26 Regent U. L. Rev. 329 (2014).
A National “Natural” Standard for Food Labeling, 65 Maine L. Rev. 582 (2013).
Apologies and Fitness to Practice Law: A Practical Framework for Evaluating Remorse in the Bar Admission Process, 2012 Prof. Law. 37 (2012) (with Mitchell M. Simon and Nick Smith).
Revisiting the Regulation Debate: The Effect of Food Marketing on Childhood Obesity, 7 Pierce L. Rev. 205 (2009).
Honors and Professional Activities
Board Member, Food & Drug Law Journal Editorial Advisory Board, 2015 – 2018
Member, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research, 2015 – present
American Association of Law Schools, sections on Legal Research, Writing, and Reasoning; Agricultural Law, Member
Legal Writing Institute, Member
New Hampshire Bar Association, Member