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University of Pennsylvania, BA 1987
Georgetown University, JD 1991


Professor Hahn-DuPont teaches Legal Research and Writing, Advanced Legal Writing and Civil Procedure. Prior to joining the faculty full time, she taught Legal Research and Writing at the School of Law as an adjunct professor, in both the first-year and upper-level programs, and served as the writing specialist for the law school. In 2017, Professor Hahn-DuPont was voted the law school’s professor of the year and gave the faculty commencement address. In 2019, she was chosen to receive the faculty service award.

Professor Hahn-DuPont was previously an acting assistant professor in the Lawyering Program at New York University, and has taught first-year and upper-level Legal Research and Writing courses at Brooklyn Law School, Fordham University School of Law (where she also taught in the LLM program) and Boston University School of Law.

Professor Hahn-DuPont began her legal career as a litigation associate with Shearman & Sterling, where she worked on a variety of civil matters. She also had an extensive pro bono practice, including representing a death row inmate in Florida, advocating for Chinese restaurant workers in an employment dispute and counseling prisoners with civil rights claims. In addition, Professor Hahn-DuPont clerked for the Honorable Denny Chin, in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Fields of Expertise

  • Civil Procedure
  • Employment Law
  • Legal Research and Writing

Margaret Hahn-DuPont

Teaching Professor


27 Cargill Hall
416 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
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