Lara Pennington teaches Introduction to Lawyering and Appellate Advocacy at Seton Hall Law. Previously, Professor Pennington taught U.S. Legal Writing at the University of Pennsylvania Law School LLM Summer Program from 2012-2015. She also serves as a private legal writing consultant, conducting seminars on writing content, style, and organization, and provides individualized writing counseling to attorneys and paralegals at law firms in New Jersey, New York, and Washington D.C.
Before teaching, Professor Pennington spent eight years in private practice, at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP and Dillon, Bitar & Luther, LLC, specializing in general litigation matters at both the trial and appellate levels. Professor Pennington earned her J.D. with High Honors from Chicago-Kent College of Law where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and earned her B.A. in Psychology magna cum laude from Lafayette College.