Laura Fernandez

Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Senior Liman Fellow in Residence


Laura Fernandez is a Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Senior Liman Fellow in Residence at Yale Law School. Her research focuses on questions of prosecutorial power, ethics, and accountability. 

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

  • Room M47
  • (203) 432-1779

Education & Curriculum Vitae


LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2008
J.D., Yale Law School, 2002
A.B., Harvard University, 1998

Courses Taught


  • Liman Project: Incarceration and Reform

Laura Fernandez is a Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Senior Liman Fellow in Residence at Yale Law School. Her research focuses on questions of prosecutorial power, ethics, and accountability. Before joining Yale Law School, she was Senior Counsel at Holland & Knight, LLP, where she worked as a fulltime member of the Community Services Team, clerked for the Honorable Jack B. Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York, and was an E. Barrett Prettyman Fellow at Georgetown Law Center, where she obtained her LL.M. She holds an A.B. (Literature) from Harvard College, a J.D. from Yale Law School, and an LL.M. from Georgetown Law School.