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Irina Gott

Teaching Professor

University of Connecticut, BA 1996
Suffolk University Law School, JD 2001

Irina Gott is a teaching professor in the Legal Skills in Social Context (LSSC) program.

Professor Gott joined Northeastern in 2022 with more than 12 years of experience teaching legal skills. Most recently, she was a faculty member at Roger Williams University School of Law, where she also developed and piloted a course on Wrongful Convictions and the Role of Legal Advocacy and acted as co-advisor to the Roger Williams University Law Review.

Prior to teaching, Professor Gott was a litigator for over a decade, with a focus on commercial, employment and probate litigation. She has also successfully represented clients pro bono in political asylum cases. Professor Gott was born in Kyiv, Ukraine, and was a first-generation college and law student. She received her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Connecticut and her JD from Suffolk University Law School, where she was the associate managing editor of the Suffolk University Law Review.

Fields of Expertise

  • Legal Research and Writing