J.D., Emory University School of Law, Order of the Coif
B.A., Dartmouth College, cum laude
Windsor Adams, senior lecturer of law, teaches in the Lawyering: Foundations program. Her areas of expertise include legal writing and analysis, research strategy, and oral advocacy.
Before joining the faculty in 2012, Adams 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. She is admitted to practice law in Georgia and Alabama and is a member of the Legal Writing Institute.
Adams clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Orinda D. Evans of the Northern District of Georgia. She received her J.D., with honors, from Emory University School of Law, where she was a 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, then serving on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Professor Adams is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in history.