University of Pittsburgh School of Law

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
3900 Forbes Avenue, Barco Law Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
Phone: 412.648.1413 | Fax: 412.648.1318
Email: admitlaw@pitt.edu | Website: www.law.pitt.edu

 

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?

The University of Pittsburgh, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, the university prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. Further, the university will continue to take affirmative steps to support and advance these values consistent with the university's mission. This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in university programs and activities. This is a commitment made by the university and is in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations.

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity?

The University of Pittsburgh, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, the university prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. Further, the university will continue to take affirmative steps to support and advance these values consistent with the university's mission. This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in university programs and activities. This is a commitment made by the university and is in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

Yes

Does your law school have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student organization?

We have a very active LGBT organization at Pitt Law, called OUTLaw.

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender faculty members?

Anthony C. Infanti
Professor 
Email: infanti@law.pitt.edu

Tomar Pierson-Brown
Professor
Email: tnb25@pitt.edu

Amy Wildermuth
Dean
amy.wildermuth@pitt.edu

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender administrators?

James Mentzer
Assistant Director, JD Advantage Careers and Assistant Director of Equity & Inclusive Excellence
Email: mentzer@pitt.edu 

Amy Wildermuth
Dean
amy.wildermuth@pitt.edu

Does your law school offer any academic courses primarily focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender legal issues?

Reproduction, Sexuality, and the Law

Does your law school offer the same benefits to faculty, staff, or student same-sex spouses as they do opposite-sex spouses?

Please visit the University of Pittsburgh’s Human Resources website for detailed information on benefits, diversity, and work/life balance here at Pitt.

Does your law school offer any form of domestic-partner benefits to faculty, staff, or students?

Please visit the University of Pittsburgh’s Human Resources website for detailed information on benefits, diversity, and work/life balance here at Pitt.

Additional Information

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law is a diverse community of learning whose essential mission is to help lawyers and legal institutions to meet the demands of a rapidly changing legal and professional environment. We have had programs for students who want to understand more about the LGBT community here at Pitt Law and within Pittsburgh. We have successfully enrolled transgender students; we provide gender inclusive facilities and offer a comfortable learning environment at Pitt Law. We hope to be able to meet with you soon!