Patricia A. Wilson
Before joining the Baylor Law Faculty in1993, Professor Wilson practiced law for seven years, including four years with American Airlines, Inc. At American Airlines, Professor Wilson was responsible for managing litigation matters worth millions of dollars and for negotiating and drafting contracts in a number of areas, including software licensing and health care plan administration. She also handled matters involving airline regulation and employment discrimination. Professor Wilson worked as a Litigation associate in two prominent Texas law firms prior to her employment with American Airlines.
Professor Wilson's primary teaching responsibilities include Employment Relations, Employment Discrimination, Labor Law, and Family Law. Previously, she taught the first year Property course for 12 years. She has also taught the Client Counseling and Interviewing course, which she developed, as well as Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Intellectual Property, and Legal Writing.
Professor Wilson's professional activities include regularly speaking at continuing legal education seminars in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, and Austin. She is also a member of the State Bar of Texas Consumer and Commercial Law Council and she is a trained mediator. Professor Wilson serves on the boards of a number of local nonprofit organizations.
Professor Wilson earned her BA degree in Sociology from Purdue University, where she graduated in 1982 "With Distinction." She continued her education at Northwestern University School of Law, where she was named a Wigmore Scholar and received a three year, full-tuition scholarship. Professor Wilson was also a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of International Law and Business. She earned her juris doctor degree in 1985.