Faculty Director, ADR Center
Phone: (541) 346-3691
Professor Reynolds teaches civil procedure, conflicts of law, negotiation, and mediation. Her research interests include dispute systems design, problem-solving in multiparty scenarios, judicial attitudes toward ADR, and cultural influences and implications of alternative processes. You can view her published and in-progress works here.
In 2012, Professor Reynolds received two teaching awards, the law school's Orlando J. Hollis Teaching Award and the University of Oregon's Ersted Award for Distinguished Teaching. She currently serves as the national chair of the ADR Section of the Association of American Law Schools.
Professor Reynolds received her law degree cum laude from Harvard Law School, her master's degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin, and her bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago. While at Harvard, Professor Reynolds served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review; as a research assistant for Professor Arthur Miller on his treatise, Federal Practice and Procedure; and as a teaching assistant, researcher, and Harvard Negotiation Research Project Fellow for the Program on Negotiation.
Before law school, Professor Reynolds worked for seven years as a systems analyst and associate director for information technology at UT Austin. After law school, Reynolds was an associate at the Atlanta office of Dow Lohnes PLLC, working primarily on First Amendment and employment cases. She joined the faculty at the University of Missouri School of Law as a Visiting Associate Professor in 2008 before joining the Oregon faculty the following year.