Wendy Bach

Associate Professor

Wendy Bach

Areas of Expertise

Poverty Law, Public Benefits Law


JD, 1996, New York University Law School

BA & MA, 1991, University of Pennsylvania


Professor Bach has been with UT Law since fall 2010. From 2005 to 2010, she taught in the clinical program at the City University of New York School of Law. Before entering the academy, Bach was director of the Homelessness Outreach and Prevention Project at the Urban Justice Center in New York City and a staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Brooklyn.

Her scholarship focuses on social welfare policy and the criminalization of poverty. Her work has been published or accepted for publication in the William and Mary, Wisconsin, Brooklyn, and Michigan Law reviews, The Florida Tax Review and The Yale Journal of Law and Feminism.