05.28.20 — Stefanie (Stevie) Leahy has been appointed an assistant teaching professor at Northeastern University School of Law, effective July 1, 2020. During the 2019-2020 academic year, she was a visiting assistant professor in the school’s Legal Skills in Social Context (LSSC) program, supervising two social justice projects with LatinoJustice PRLDEF. 

“I’m thrilled that Stevie will be joining us as a full-time faculty member.  She has already become a valuable member our community and contributed to our LSSC program,” said Dean James Hackney.

Leahy notes that she is “thrilled to remain in LSSC and have the opportunity to continue working in the NUSL community.” She previously taught in the Legal Research and Writing and Academic Success Programs at New England Law Boston, where she also served as the school’s writing specialist. Prior to starting her teaching career, Leahy was an attorney with Goodwin Procter, Latham & Watkins, and Aeton Law Partners. Her work at Northeastern Law has also included collaborating with the school’s Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) on research related to immigration issues. She earned a BA from Villanova University and her JD from Pepperdine Law School.

About Northeastern University School of Law

The nation’s leader in experiential legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law offers the longest-running, most extensive experience-based legal education program in the country and is a national leader in legal education reform. Founded with cooperative legal education as the cornerstone of its program, Northeastern guarantees its students unparalleled practical legal work experiences. All students participate in full-time legal placements, and can choose from the more than 1,500 employers worldwide participating in the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experience to successfully practice law.

For more information, contact d.feldman@northeastern.edu.