School of Law
1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-5601
Assistant Professor of Law
Phone: (479) 575-7959
Professor Danielle Weatherby teaches legal research and writing in the first-year curriculum. Professor Weatherby earned her B.A. with a double major in classical Latin and Greek from Franklin and Marshall College and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.
Prior to joining the University of Arkansas faculty, Professor Weatherby clerked for Chief Judge Gary L. Sharpe of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, and practiced at the Albany, New York law firm, Whiteman, Osterman & Hanna, LLP, where she advised private and public sector clients on a wide range of labor, employment, and education law issues.
Professor Weatherby’s research focuses on First Amendment jurisprudence and its impact on student speech, hot-button school law issues, and emerging legal protections for transgender individuals. Professor Weatherby’s recent work has appeared in the Albany Law Review and the Charlotte Law Review.
Outside the classroom, Professor Weatherby enjoys cooking, travelling, and spending time with her husband and two children.