Catherine L. Fisk

Visiting Professor of Law 2002, Douglas Blount Maggs Professor of Law 2004-2008


After serving as a Visiting Professor at Duke Law for a semester in 2002, Catherine L. Fisk joined the Duke Law faculty from 2004 to 2008 as the Douglas Blount Maggs Professor of Law. While at Duke, Fisk was the faculty advisor for the Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, a member of the Advisory Board of the Children’s Education Law Clinic, and a member of various committees, including the Law School Strategic Planning Committee. She received the Duke Law School Blueprint Award for Leadership in 2006 and the Duke Bar Association Distinguished Teaching Award in 2007. 

Fisk earned a B.A. from Princeton University, a LL.M. from the University of Wisconsin, and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. Prior to her career in professorship, Fisk clerked for Judge William A. Norris of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Los Angeles from 1987-1988.  She worked as an associate for Rogovin, Huge & Schiller in Washington D.C., and served as an attorney on the appellate staff of the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. In addition to Duke, she taught previously at the law schools of the University of California at Los Angeles, Loyola Law School, and the University of Southern California. After leaving Duke Fisk joined the faculty of the University of California, Irvine.

Sources:

Duke University, School of Law, Bulletin of Duke University School of Law [serial]

Courses Taught

Civil Procedure

Employment Law

Labor Relations

Appellate Litigation Clinic

Perspectives on Employment Discrimination

Readings in Ethics