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About Nancy L. Zisk

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 2021, Professor Zisk was named Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development; she is the first person to hold that position at Charleston School of Law. 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.


Present Professor of Law, Charleston School of Law

Curriculum Vitae



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Honors and Awards

  • Charleston School of Law Professor of the Year 2006


  • Employment Discrimination
  • Torts
  • Equity and Equitable Remedies

Contact Information

Professor Nancy Zisk
P.O. Box 535
Charleston, S.C. 29402
Phone: 843.329.1000, ext. 2151

Recent Works (4)

Articles (11)

Research Works (1)

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Presentations (10)