Judy Gedge

Judy Gedge

Assistant Teaching Professor of Business Law

BA, Emory Univ.; JD, University of Connecticut School of Law

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LW 121Business Law and Society   -   Fall 2015
LW 121Business Law and Society   -   Spring 2016
LW 122The Law of Property, Sales and Negotiable Instruments   -   Spring 2016


Professor Gedge has been teaching business law full-time at Quinnipiac University School of Business since 2006. Professor Gedge earned a law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law and an undergraduate degree from Emory University and, prior to teaching, she practiced law for over twenty five years. Professor Gedge is known for her ability to make the law understandable to non-lawyers. Her articles with legal tips for small businesses have been published in many trade journals including the Hartford Business Journal, Business New Haven, CT CPA Magazine, Dynamic Business and Contract Professional. She is a contributing author to Starting a Small Business in Connecticut, Simple Steps to a Successful Business (2009). Professor Gedge has been actively involved in promoting women in business and received the Women’s Business Excellence Award in 2010 from the School of Business, Central Connecticut State University. In addition, she is on the organizing committee of the annual Quinnipiac University School of Business Connecting Women’s Breakfast Forum and has had the pleasure of serving as moderator of this Forum.

Work Experience

Professor Gedge has over 25 years of experience as a practicing business attorney. During her years in private practice, she represented business owners throughout the State of Connecticut in transactions such as starting businesses, buying and selling businesses, leasing premises, creating business entities, entering into business arrangements and more.

Courses Taught

LW121 (Business Law and Society; and LW122 (Property Sales and Negotiable Instruments)

Educational Background

J.D. University of Connecticut School of Law; B.A. Emory University

All Publications

Professor Gedge is the author of the following published papers: Should Deficiency Judgments be Banned, Teaching Materials Designed to Promote an Informed Student Debate, 19 Journal of Law, Business & Ethics 65 (2013; Rescuecom v. Google: ‘Free Riding’ or ‘Fair Play?’ 24 Midwest Law Journal 1 (2010); In the Land of Kelo: Still No Meaningful Protection for Property Owners, 22 North East Journal of Legal Studies 67 (2009)