Amanda Harmon Cooley



Amanda Harmon Cooley
Associate Professor of Law

“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.”

-Marian Wright Edelman

BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Phone: 713.646.1860

Office: 622T

Areas of Expertise legal research and writing, education law, contracts, and constitutional law

Amanda Harmon Cooley joined the Houston College of Law faculty in 2010. Professor Cooley previously was an assistant professor at the North Carolina A & T State University School of Business and Economics. She also was a litigation associate in the Antitrust, Business Torts, and Intellectual Property group of Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein LLP in Charlotte, North Carolina. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Hayden Head, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Professor Cooley earned her J.D. with honors and her bachelor’s degree with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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