Faculty Profiles

Nancy  Daspit

Nancy Daspit

Professor of Practice

Areas of Expertise

Legal Writing, Research, Advocacy

Nancy Daspit teaches in the legal research, advocacy, and communications program.. For several years, she was a litigation associate with Hishon Firm LLC in the areas of civil and tax litigation. She also clerked at the trial level in the Fulton County Superior Court. As a law student, Daspit was managing editor of the Emory Law Journal. She won the Myron Penn Laughlin Award for Best Student Comment, "The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993: A Great Idea but a Rube Goldberg Solution?" (43 Emory Law Journal 1351, 1994).

Prior to her legal career, she was an engineering manager for AT&T and Lucent Technologies. For two years of this service, she was a course developer and instructor at AT&T's national technical education center.

Education: BS, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1973; JD, Emory University, 1995