Haley Palfreyman Jankowski

Assistant Professor of Law

B.A. – Communications: Broadcast Journalism, Brigham Young University
J.D. – J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Procedure
  • International Law
  • Torts


(713) 646-1798

Haley Palfreyman Jankowski joined the faculty at South Texas College of Law Houston in 2023. Her scholarly interests include, among other areas, civil procedure law, international law, and tort law. Her scholarship has been published in the Tennessee Law Review, the Hofstra Law Review, the Michigan State International Law Review, the Emory International Law Review-Recent Developments, and the Brigham Young University Law Review.

Before teaching, Professor Jankowski was a litigation associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLC (in San Francisco, CA for three years and then in Houston, TX for three and a half years) where she specialized in complex commercial litigation and appeals. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Jay S. Bybee on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Professor Jankowski earned her J.D. summa cum laude, as valedictorian, from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark School of Law, where she was an Articles Editor for the Brigham Young University Law Review. She received her B.A. magna cum laude from Brigham Young University, majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism.

When not at work, Professor Jankowski enjoys reading, playing board games, solving Rubik’s cubes, and, above all, spending time with her family.

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