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About Veronica Root

Veronica Root researches issues related to Corporate Compliance and Organizational Behavior & Design. Drawing on scholarship from the areas of professional ethics, corporate governance, employment law, and corporate social responsibility, she investigates the institutional mechanisms that private firms can utilize to (i) improve long-term compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and (ii) strengthen anti discrimination norms. Professor Root teaches Corporate Compliance & Ethics, Professional Responsibility, and Contracts. In 2015, the Notre Dame Black Law Students Association presented her with the Charles F. Crutchfield Professorial Award. 

Before joining the Law School faculty Professor Root was a clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and an attorney at Gibson Dunn in Washington, D.C.


Present Associate Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School

Curriculum Vitae


2008 Juris Doctor, The University of Chicago
2005 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Georgetown University ‐ McDonough School of Business

Contact Information

Veronica Root
Associate Professor of Law
Notre Dame Law School
1118 Eck Hall of Law
Notre Dame, IN 46656