College of Law

Wendy Bach

Associate Professor of Law

Phone: 865-974-2331

Office: Room 79


Areas of Expertise

Poverty Law, Public Benefits Law


BA & MA, 1991, University of Pennsylvania

JD, 1996, New York University Law School


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 participatory democracy, social welfare policy, race, gender, and poverty law. Her scholarship has been published or accepted for publication in the Wisconsin, Brooklyn, and Michigan law reviews, as well as the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism.