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Lynda Black

Lynda Black

Associate Professor of Law

Phone
(901) 678-3225
Email
l.black@memphis.edu
Fax
901-678-0753
Office
Law 360
Office Hours

About Professor Black

Lynda Wray Black has practiced law in New York City and Memphis, primarily focused in the areas of estate planning, probate and trusts. Her practice also has encompassed representation of not-for-profit organizations, contracts, sureties law and domestic relations.

Education

J. D., Yale Law School, 1989; B.A., (summa cum laude with honors in Philosophy), University of Memphis, 1986.

Admitted

New York, Tennessee.

Experience

Associate Professor of Law, 2010-Present; Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 2000-2001 and 2008–2010; Adjunct Professor of Law, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1999-2008; Associate, Black, McLaren, Jones, Ryland & Griffee,1997-2008; Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore,1989-1994.

Professor Black serves as the Faculty Athletics Representative to the NCAA for the University of Memphis.

Teaching Interests

Secured Transactions, Contracts, Reproductive Rights, Estate Planning, Decedents' Estates, Business Organizations, Family Law,  and Trust Law.