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Prof. Scott W. Gaylord

Associate Professor of Law, Elon University School of Law
Scott W. GaylordScott Gaylord practiced with the Charlotte, N.C. firm of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson before joining Elon Law. During seven years with the firm, Gaylord handled complex civil and commercial litigation involving breach of contract, unfair trade practice, bankruptcy and appellate work in both state and federal courts. He served as a law clerk to Judge Edith Jones on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Houston from 1999 to 2000, working on a wide range of legal issues, including various constitutional amendments and the Bankruptcy Code. Gaylord began his teaching career in 1990 as a teaching fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received the Students' Undergraduate Teaching Award. He has served as a teaching assistant and research assistant at University of Notre Dame Law School, and as assistant professor at Ave Maria School of Law.Gaylord received a bachelor's degree summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Colgate University, and master's and doctoral degrees in philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Notre Dame Law School, where he was a member of the law review and received the Dean Joseph O'Meara Award as salutatorian.

Publications

Judicial Selection in North Carolina - Event Audio/Video
Triangle Lawyers Chapter
February 16, 2012
The North Carolina Supreme Court in 2010: Is It Time for Reform?
White Paper on the North Carolina Supreme Court
October 26, 2010

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