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About Pamela Foohey

Pamela Foohey’s research centers on bankruptcy, commercial law, and consumer law, with a current emphasis on how non-profit entities use and are affected by bankruptcy. Her most recent project is an empirical study of the reorganization of churches and other religious institutions under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Professor Foohey received a Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude from New York University’s undergraduate Stern School of Business, where she majored in economics and finance, and J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School, from which she also received a post-graduate research fellowship. Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable Peter J. Walsh of the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, worked as an associate in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group of Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Minneapolis, and clerked for the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Before joining the Maurer School of Law as an Associate Professor, Professor Foohey was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Law.


Present Associate Professor, Maurer School of Law - Indiana University

Curriculum Vitae

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211 S. Indiana Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47405


Bankruptcy and Nonprofit Organizations (4)

Financial Decisionmaking in Family Law (2)

Shorter Works (5)