Assistant Professor of Law
Jaharis Faculty Fellow
Wendy Netter Epstein joined the DePaul faculty as an assistant professor of law in 2013. Her teaching and research interests focus on contracts, commercial law and health care law. Her scholarship bridges the divide between theory and practice and utilizes an interdisciplinary approach. She draws on her personal experience as a partner at a large law firm and considers the application of contract theory to real world scenarios, focusing on mismatches between theory and practice.Professor Epsteinís work has most recently appeared or is forthcoming in the Cardozo University Law Review, American University Law Review, and Case Western Reserve Law Review.
Professor Epstein received her BA from the University of Illinois, and her JD from Harvard Law School, where she was editor in chief of the Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics (Recent Developments), executive editor of the Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, and co-authored an Internet privacy course for Harvard Law Schoolís Berkman Center for Internet & Society. Prior to coming to DePaul, Professor Epstein clerked for the Hon. Michael Daly Hawkins, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and was a partner in commercial litigation at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. In 2011, she was selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers magazine's Rising Stars edition. From 2011-2013, Professor Epstein was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.
BA, University of Illinois; JD, Harvard Law School
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