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William R. Corbett

Frank L. Maraist Professor of Law and Wex S. Malone Professor of Law

Recent Scholarship

During the 2011-12 academic year, Professor Corbett taught Employment Law, Employment Discrimination, Comparative Labor Law and Torts.  He completed the second editions of two casebooks and the annual supplement for a third book.  Professor Corbett spoke at continuing legal education programs for various organizations on labor and employment law, torts, and civil procedure.  He continued to serve as executive director of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.

Brief Biography

Professor Corbett teaches and writes primarily in the area of labor and employment law. He joined the law faculty of the LSU Law Center in 1991, after practicing in Birmingham, Alabama with Burr & Forman. Professor Corbett has been a visiting faculty member at two law schools: William & Mary spring semester 1996, and the University of Georgia fall semester 2004. He served as Interim Vice Chancellor and then Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the LSU Law Center May 1997 to January 2000. Professor Corbett served as Executive Director of the Louisiana Judicial College 1998-2000. He has served as Executive Director of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel since January 2001.

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B.S., 1982, Auburn University
J.D., 1989, University of Alabama School of Law

Contact Info

Office: 350
Phone: 225/578-8701

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