Laurie Hobart teaches national security law at the College of Law, where she joined the faculty in 2017. She has worked as an Honors Attorney and Assistant General Counsel within the Intelligence Community, serving in litigation, administrative law, and contract law divisions, and receiving a Harvard Heyman Fellowship for federal service. She has also worked as an associate at King & Spalding LLP, and as a law clerk to the Hon. Charles F. Lettow of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. She received a B.A., summa cum laude, from Cornell University’s College of Arts & Sciences, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and an M.F.A. in fiction writing from Syracuse University.
At Syracuse, Hobart has taught national security law; counterterrorism law; a research seminar on privacy, surveillance, and new technology; legal research and writing courses; and undergraduate English and writing courses.