Michelle Liguori

Lecturing Fellow


Michelle Liguori is a Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law School.  She teaches U.S. Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing.  She is also on the faculty for the Summer Institute on Law, Language, and Culture.

Ms. Liguori has significant litigation experience, in the judicial, government, and private sectors.  She clerked for a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and served as a staff attorney for the same court.  Ms. Liguori has also worked with the Solicitor General’s Office at the North Carolina Department of Justice and with law firms in Raleigh and Washington, DC.

In addition to her litigation work, Ms. Liguori has significant experience working and traveling abroad.  She served as a Fulbright Fellow in Egypt, where she researched Egyptian constitutional law and lectured on U.S. law.  She has also taught in Ecuador, and traveled extensively in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia.

Ms. Liguori received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Amherst College.  She is a member of the bars of North Carolina, New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Eleventh Circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.