Amy Moorman

Senior Lecturer in Business Law
Koury Business Center 348C
2075 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244 (336) 278-5914

Brief Biography

Professor Moorman has published articles on special legal issues affecting management decision-making in the Florida State University Law Review, the William and Mary Environmental Law and Policy Review, the Journal of Individual Employment Rights, Accounting, Management, and Information Technology, and the West Virginia Law Review.  Prior to joining the Elon faculty, she served on the faculty at The University of Memphis as an Assistant Professor of Law.  In addition, she was an Associate Professor of Business Law and Chair of the Division of Business and Economics at Doane College in Crete, Nebraska, where she received the 2008 Outstanding Teacher Award.  Professor Moorman graduated Order of the Coif from the West Virginia University College of Law and served as an articles editor for the West Virginia Law Review.  Before attending law school, Professor Moorman was a bank officer at First of America Bank in Indianapolis, Indiana and AmeriTrust in Cleveland, Ohio.

In 2014, Professor Moorman received The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching.  She serves as the faculty advisor for Elon Women in Business, a campus-wide student organization. 


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, WV, J.D., 1993. 

  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, M.B.A. in Marketing, 1987

  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, B.S. in Biology, 1984

Employment History

  • 2011 - present:  Senior Lecturer in Business Law, The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University

  • 2010 - 2011:  Clinical Associate Professor of Business Law and Adjunct Professor of Law, Creighton University

  • 2008 - 2010:  Assistant Professor of Law, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, The University of Memphis

  • 2006 - 2008:  Chair, Division of Economics and Business and Associate Professor of Business Law, Doane College

  • 2004 - 2008:  Associate Professor of Business Law, Doane College

  • 1998 - 2004:  Assistant Professor of Business Law, Doane College

  • 1995 - 1998:  Assistant General Counsel, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

  • 1994 - 1995:  Associate, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, Pittsburgh, PA

  • 1993 - 1994:  Law Clerk, The Honorable James M. Sprouse, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Lewisburg, WV

  • 1988 - 1990:  Branch Manager and Bank Officer, First of America Bank, Indianapolis, IN

  • 1987 - 1988:  Assistant Retail Banking Officer, Ameritrust, Cleveland, OH


Courses Taught

BUS 221:  The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

ACC 482:  Business Law and Accounting Ethics

MBA 546:  Employment Law


Steven J. Mulroy & Amy H. Moorman, Raising the Floor of Company Conduct: Deriving Public Policy from the Constitution in an Employment-At-Will Arena, 41 Fla. St. U. L. Rev. 945 (2014).

Amy H. Moorman, Let’s Roll:  Applying Land-Based Notions of Property to the Migrating Barrier Islands, 31 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol’y Rev. 459 (2007). 

Amy H. Moorman, Making the World a Better Place:  Business Ethics as a Capstone Class, 14 Ass’n Collegiate Bus. Schools and Programs Proc. 119 (2002). 

James Denton, Lutfus Sayeed, Amy Moorman, & Nichelle Perkins, Using Neural Networks to Classify Employees for Tax Purposes, 5 Accounting, Management, and Information Technology 123 (1995).

Amy H. Moorman, Employer Regulation of Off-Duty Smoking:  Meeting the Needs of Employers and Employees with Smoking Cessation Programs, 3 J. Individual Employment Rts. 243 (1994-95).

Amy H. Moorman, Comment, International Union v. Johnson Controls, Inc.:  Sex-Specific Fetal Protection Policies of Employers are Prohibited by Title VII as Amended by The Pregnancy Discrimination Act, 94 W. Va. L. Rev. 237 (1991).


Professional Activities

  • 1993 - present:  Member of the Bar, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

  • 1994 - present:  Admitted to Practice, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • 1996 - present:  Member of the Bar, State of West Virginia