- B.A., cum laude, Dartmouth College
J.D., with honors, Emory University School of Law
Windsor Adams, instructor of law, teaches in the Lawyering Foundations program. She graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with a degree in history in 2000. She attended Emory University School of Law where she was the recipient of the Erle Phillips and Henry L. Bowden Scholarships and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. During law school, Adams was active in the Legal Association for Women Students and served as a notes and comments editor for the Emory International Law Review. She also worked as a legal extern for Judge Julie E. Carnes of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Upon graduation from law school, Adams clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Orinda D. Evans of the Northern District of Georgia. Following her clerkship, she practiced labor and employment law with Paul Hastings LLP, where she litigated employment discrimination and wage and hour cases and counseled Fortune 500 companies on employment-related matters. Adams joined the faculty in 2012.