Before joining Berkeley Law, Atkinson was a Thomas C. Grey Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School and the Reginald F. Lewis Fellow at Harvard Law School. Previously she worked as an associate attorney in the San Francisco office of Gibson Dunn, and she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ronald M. Gould of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for the Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School and earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
At Berkeley, Atkinson teaches Contracts, Poverty Law, Debt, Discrimination, and Inequality, and the Consumer Law and Economic Justice workshop.
B.A., University of California, Berkeley
J.D., Harvard Law
Abbye Atkinson is teaching the following courses in Spring 2023:
248.12 sec. 001 - Consumer Bankruptcy
266.5 sec. 001 - Poverty Law and Policy
Courses During Other Semesters
|Semester||Course Num||Course Title||Summer 2023||202S sec. 001||Contracts for LLMs||Fall 2022||202F sec. 002||Contracts||Summer 2022||202S sec. 001||Contracts||Spring 2022||284.4 sec. 001||Debt, Discrimination, and Inequality||285.44 sec. 001||Consumer Law and Economic Justice Workshop|