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Natalie Pedersen

Associate Professor of Legal Studies

Natalie Pedersen


Office: LeBow College of Business, Room 840
Phone: 215.895.6156

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Natalie Pedersen is a tenured member of the faculty at Drexel’s LeBow College of Business, where she is a member of the Legal Studies Department and teaches business law, entrepreneurial law and employment law.

Professor Pedersen focuses her scholarship on employment law, employment discrimination and implicit bias. Her most recent articles include “Is More Parental Leave Always Better?: An Analysis of Potential Employee Protections Offered Outside the FMLA,” appearing in Cleveland State Law Review, and “If Sitting is the New Smoking, What Does That Mean for Employers?,” which will be published in Lewis and Clark Law Review.

She received the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Employment Law Teaching Award in 2017. She serves as vice president of the Employment Law Section of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business and as secretary of the Mid-Atlantic Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Previously, Professor Pedersen practiced at Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia.

She clerked for Judge Marjorie O. Rendell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit after receiving her JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School.


JD, Harvard Law School
BS, University of Pennsylvania


Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
Publications (bepress, SSRN)