Nancy L. Zisk is a graduate of Duke University, with a B.A. in English and Psychology, and an honors graduate of Duke University Law School. Zisk, Professor of Law at the Charleston School of Law, joined the school in 2004, and teaches torts, and employment discrimination law, and Equitable Remedies. In 2006, she was named "professor of the year" by students and associate dean for academic affairs by the school. From 2006 through May 2008, she served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Prior to coming to Charleston, Zisk was an adjunct professor of law at the Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, D.C., where she taught Remedies. She also has been in private practice, with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, and Ross, Dixon & Bell, both in Washington, D.C., where she specialized in employment and complex insurance coverage litigation, and most recently as a sole practitioner in Fairfax County, Virginia.
Investing In Health Care: What Happens When Physicians Invest and Why the Recent Changes in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Fail to Protect Patients From Their Physicians’ Self Interest, Seattle University Law Review (2012)
Failing the Test: How Ricci v. Destafano Failed to Clarify Disparate Impact and Disparate Treatment Law, Hamline Law Review (2011)
Lilly Ledbetter, Take Two: The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 and The Discovery Rule's Place in the Pay Discrimination Puzzle, William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law (2009)
In the Wake of Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company: Applying the Discovery Rule to Determine the Start of Limitations Period for Pay Discrimination Claims, Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy (2009)
The Limitations of Legislative Imposed Damages Caps: Proposing a Better Way to Control the Costs of Medical Malpractice, Seattle University Law Review (2006)
Contributions to Books
Lilly Ledbetter, Take Two: The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 and the Discovery Rule's Place in the Pay Discrimination Puzzle, Women and the Law (2010)