Nicole Negowetti (Food Labeling)

Nicole Negowetti is an Assistant Professor of Law at Valparaiso University Law School in Valparaiso, Indiana. She teaches Torts, Food Law & Policy, Pretrial Litigation Drafting, and Legal Writing & Reasoning. Professor Negowetti’s research interests include food law and policy, judicial decision making, law and cognitive science, and legal ethics. She is particularly interested in public health, consumer protection, and food labeling issues. Professor Negowetti’s recent articles include A National “Natural” Standard for Food Labeling (65 Maine L. Rev. 582 (2013)) and Defining “Natural” Foods: Options for Uniformity in the Absence of Government Regulation, (Regent U. L. Rev. (forthcoming spring 2014)).

Prior to joining the Valparaiso faculty in 2011, Professor Negowetti practiced commercial and employment litigation at Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA in Manchester, N.H. While practicing law in New Hampshire, Professor Negowetti taught upper-level writing courses as an adjunct professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. After graduating magna cum laude from Franklin Pierce Law Center (University of New Hampshire School of Law), Professor Negowetti clerked for the Honorable Carol Ann Conboy of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.