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Marily Nixon

Marily Nixon

Professor of Practice  

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Marily Nixon joins the Pitt Law faculty as Professor of the Practice. She teaches Environmental Justice Law in the Law School, as well as Property Rights, Environment, and Social Justice and Environmental Law and Policy in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. She previously taught courses at the Duke University School of Law and the University of Richmond. Prior to beginning her teaching career, Professor Nixon worked with nonprofit environmental groups, government, and private law firms. Her areas of expertise include environmental law, natural resources law, public lands law, land use law, and local government/administrative law.

Professor Nixon is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Colorado.  She is also admitted in North Carolina (inactive). Professor Nixon received her JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a member of the Virginia Law Review, and received her BA from Duke University.

JD, University of Virginia School of Law
BA, Duke University


Also teaching at the University of Pittsburgh:

  • Property Rights, Social Justice and the Environment (Fall 2017) (Econ 1700)
  • Environmental Law and Policy (Spring 2018) (Geol 1312)