Wendy J. Muchman

Professor of Practice


Wendy Muchman has primarily taught classes in Professional Responsibility since 2000, including the standard ABA required course in Legal Ethics. In addition, along with another lecturer, Ms. Muchman developed and currently teaches several innovative ethics courses, including Legal Ethics for the Global Practitioner; Legal Ethics for Business Lawyers; Legal Ethics for the Government and Public Sector Attorney; Ethics in Motion, AI, Technology, and Ethics; and The Law of Whistleblowing. Teaching Awards: In 2019- 2020, she was the recipient of the Robert Childres Award presented annually to the faculty member selected by the student body as the year’s most outstanding teacher. In 2018-2019, she received the award for Outstanding Professors of a Small Class 2018-2019, with Mary Foster.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Legal Ethics

Prior Appointments

  • Harry B. Reese Teaching Professor of Practice, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
  • Senior Lecturer, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Lecturer, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Adjunct, Legal Ethics, 2000-2014, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Chief of Litigation and Professional Education, Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission

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