Hadley Perkins


Since 2013, Hadley Perkins has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Washington & Lee School of Law. At W&L, she teaches all aspects of lawyering skills to 3L’s enrolled in W&L’s innovative practical skills curriculum. For several years, she also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she taught U.S. Legal Research and Writing to international LLM students. She has also coached law students in Entrepreneurship Clinics at Penn Law and Villanova Law School and law students competing in Transactional LawMeets hosted by the Drexel University Thomas R. Klein School of Law.

In addition to her teaching experience, Hadley spent a decade in private practice in Philadelphia. She began her legal career in the Health Effects and Commercial Litigation groups at Pepper Hamilton LLP. After taking a break from private practice to clerk for now-Chief Judge Lawrence F. Stengel in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, she focused her practice on labor and employment work, most recently at ReedSmith LLP.

Hadley attended William & Mary School of Law, where she was on Law Review and taught legal writing in William & Mary’s renowned Legal Skills program. She earned her B.A. in history from the University of Pennsylvania. Hadley is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.