Friday, June 24, 2005
Western New England College has hired a new Contracts professor. Jill Anderson is joining the school for the 2005-06 academic year, where she will be an assistant professor of law.
Anderson graduated from Columbia Law School, where she was a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review, earned Kent Scholar honors, and won the Wertheimer Prize in employment law. She spent two years as a Skadden Fellow with Western Massachusetts Legal Services. Before going to law school she worked for a law firm monitoring a consent decree and working on race antidiscrimination training and testing programs in the areas of public accommodations and insurance redlining. Her research interests lie in insurance, antidiscrimination, disability, and law and linguistics.