JD, Boston University School of Law;
AB, University of Chicago
Before joining Vermont Law School, Professor Beth McCormack practiced in the litigation section of the Boston law firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo, P.C. She has extensive experience in commercial litigation with a focus in construction law. Her practice included all aspects of state and federal litigation as well as alternative dispute resolution. She is also experienced in arbitration practice and procedure and has represented clients before arbitration panels and in pre- and post-arbitration proceedings. She was a member of the firm's hiring committee and served as a mentor to new associates. In addition, she was an instructor at Boston University School of Law, where she taught Legal Research and Writing to first-year law students.
In 2007, Professor McCormack served as a special assistant district attorney at the Middlesex District Attorney's Office, where she took more than 20 criminal cases to trial. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
She received her AB from the University of Chicago and her JD, cum laude, from Boston University School of Law. During law school, she was a member of the Public Interest Law Journal. She also participated in the Stone Moot Court Competition, the Albers Honors Moot Court Competition, and was a member of the Craven National Moot Court Team.
Professor McCormack currently teaches Public Law and Environmental Dispute Resolution in the distance learning program.