Natalie Brandt


Asst Professor

College of Law

Natalie M. Brandt joined the faculty of UNT Dallas College of Law in 2021 and currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Law. At the College of Law, Professor Brandt teaches Legal Writing I, Legal Writing II, and Transactional Drafting. Professor Brandt’s areas of expertise include written advocacy, civil procedure, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and the First Amendment.

Professor Brandt received her law degree from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law in 2001. As a law student, Professor Brandt achieved first place in Dedman’s annual Client Counseling competition, received the Best Oral Advocate award at Pace University’s Environmental Moot Court competition, and clerked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Texas.

Prior to joining the UNT Dallas College of Law Faculty, Professor Brandt was in private practice, most recently as the head of litigation for the firm of Wright Law.

Professor Brandt’s research focuses on the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. She serves as volunteer local counsel for the Appignani Humanist Legal Center, which is dedicated to preserving the separation of church and state. Professor Brandt is a member of the American Civil Liberties Union, a volunteer with North Texas Legal Aid, and a certified mediator emphasizing pro bono services.