Wednesday, June 1, 2005
Southwestern's Danielle Kie Hart has been named by the school's Board of Trustees as the Irwin R. Buchalter Professor of Law for 2005-06. The awards are given "in recognition of outstanding teaching, professional accomplishment, and service to our law school and community."
Hart earned her J.D. in 1992 at the University of Hawaii, and an LL.M. in 1998 at Harvard. After clerking on the Hawaii Supreme Court, private practice, and a stint in Hawaii's Legal Aid Society, she joined the Southwestern faculty in 1999, where she teaches contracts, sales, and secured transactions. She's a member of the Executive Committee of the AALS Section on Gay and Lesbian Legal Issues.