London Lee Ott is a 2011 Juris Doctorate candidate. She graduated Magna cum Laude from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 2006 with a B.A. in English, (with Honors), and a B.A. in Philosophy, (with Honors). During college, London worked with a literacy outreach program designed for at-risk youth in central Virginia, and spent her summers working as a Teaching Assistant at Duke University’s Talent Identification Program, where she helped teach college-level English and Ethics classes to gifted high school students. In her junior year, London received the David K. Cornelius Scholarship for Excellence in English. In her senior year, London successfully defended her interdisciplinary Honors thesis titled Over the Hills and Far Away: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater as a Transcendentalist Retreat, and went on to present this work at the 2007 American Culture Association/Popular Culture Association National Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.
During her first year of law school, London served as Communications Coordinator on the Professor John B. Anderson Oral History Project and was appointed Director of the Inter-American Center for Human Rights at the Shepard Broad Law Center. In addition to directing the IACHR, London will spend the summer assisting an attorney at Shutts & Bowen, LLP to complete a book on Florida Procurement Law.