Teaching interests: Estate Planning, Decedents’ Estates, Business Organizations, Family Law, Secured Transactions
and Trust Law.
Education: J. D., Yale Law School, 1989; B.A., (summa cum laude with honors in Philosophy), University of Memphis, 1986.
Experience: Assistant Professor of Law, 2010-Present; Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Cecil
C. Humphreys School of Law, 2000-2001 and 2008–2010; Adjunct Professor of Law, Cecil
C. Humphreys School of Law, 1999-2008; Associate, Black, McLaren, Jones, Ryland &
Griffee,1997-2008; Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore,1989-1994.
Admitted: New York, Tennessee.
Achievements: Lynda Wray Black has practiced law in New York City and Memphis, primarily focused
in the areas of estate planning, probate and trusts. Her practice also has encompassed representation of not-for-profit organizations,
contracts, sureties law and domestic relations.
Phone: (901) 678-3225
Office: Law 371