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  • Laurie Hobart G'16
  • Assistant Teaching Professor

  • (315) 443-9541
  • lnhobart@law.syr.edu

  • Education
  • Syracuse University
    M.F.A., Creative Writing 2016
  • Harvard Law School
    J.D. 2007
  • Cornell University College of Arts & Sciences
    B.A., summa cum laude 2004

Laurie  Hobart G'16

Professor Hobart received a B.A., summa cum laude, as a College Scholar 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. In law school, she served as an editor of two law journals and practiced criminal defense with the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute. Following law school, Professor Hobart received a Harvard Heyman Fellowship for federal government service. She has worked as an Assistant General Counsel in the Intelligence Community, an associate at King & Spalding LLP, and a law clerk to the Honorable Charles F. Lettow of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. At SU, she has taught in the English & Textual Studies and Writing & Rhetoric programs. Professor Hobart currently teaches national security lawyering and research courses at the College of Law, and has also taught legal writing. She serves on the Phi Beta Kappa (Cornell Chapter) Alumni Board.