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Jennifer Murphy Romig

Professor of Practice

Areas of Expertise

Legal Writing, Legal Research, Legal Advocacy, Social Media for Lawyers, Ethics and Professional Responsibility


Legal Analysis, Research, and Communications


Jennifer Murphy Romig joined the faculty of Emory University School of Law in 2001. She teaches various writing, research, and advocacy classes as well as professional responsibility. She is the co-author of Legal Literacy and Communication Skills: Working with Law and Lawyers (2020, second edition forthcoming 2025). She is the co-editor of the second edition of The Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal Citation, which is a free and open-access legal citation manual available online.

Romig received her JD in 1998 from the University of Virginia. She practiced law at Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy LLP in Atlanta, where she litigated patent, trademark, and trade secret cases and other commercial matters. She continues to coach and consult with lawyers, legal professionals, and summer associates on legal writing.

Education: JD, University of Virginia School of Law; AB, BJ, University of Missouri–Columbia