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Natalie Pedersen, JD

Department Head, Associate Professor

Legal Studies

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Gerri C. LeBow Hall 840

Areas of Expertise

  • Contract Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • American Law
  • Business Law/Legal Environment

Recent Media Mentions

Selected Works


Pedersen, Natalie, The Impact of Dukes on Retail Employers. Cornell HR Review online (Sep 2012).

Pedersen, Natalie, The Hazards of Dukes: The Substantive Consequences of a Procedural Decision. University of Toledo Law Review 44 (Sep 2012):123-144.

Pedersen, Natalie, Okamoto, Karl, and Pedersen, David, The Price Effects of Event-Risk Protection: A Natural Experiment. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 8 (Dec 2011):878-903.

Pedersen, Natalie, A Legal Framework for Uncovering Implicit Bias. University of Cincinnati Law Review 79 (Fall 2010):97-153.

Pedersen, Natalie, A Subjective Approach to Contracts: How Courts Interpret Employee Handbook Disclaimers. Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal 26 (Fall 2008):101-155.


Pedersen, Natalie, and Eisenstadt, Leora, “Employment Law and Policy.” Law and Public Policy, UK: Routledge, (Forthcoming) .


JD Law-Harvard University USA 2004
BS Economics-Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania USA 2001

Professional Experience

Corporate-Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll Staff Attorney Philadelphia PA Jan 2007-Aug 2008
Corporate-Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll Associate Philadelphia PA Jan 2006-Sep 2006
Other -Chambers of the Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell Law Clerk Philadelphia PA Sep 2004-Aug 2005