Interim Associate Director for Academic Success
Amy Wallace supports the work of the Office of Academic Success in teaching first-year courses designed to foster the development of professional skills and study habits and teaches law at New York Law School. An expert in interactive teaching methodology, Professor Wallace is passionate about teaching pedagogy, and she works internationally to assist law schools and organizations in the development of Street Law and other clinical programs. She founded the Street Law experiential program at NYLS and works to support new Street Law programs at law schools around the country. She has written and presented extensively on public legal education and Street Law topics.
Professor Wallace started her career as a corporate associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in the mergers and acquisitions group. During her time in private practice, her passion for pro bono work and public legal education programs solidified. She has worked in education since leaving private practice with a focus on public legal education programs in underserved communities. She is also the advisor for Law School Programs at Street Law, Inc.