Faculty Profile: Regina Hillman

Regina HillmanUniversity of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawOne North Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103 Work Phone: (865) 679-3483Website: memphis.eduEmail Address:
Previous Courses Taught (7)
  • LGBT 2019: Open Advocacy Panel
  • LGBT Annual Forum 2020
  • LGBT Law Annual Forum 2017
  • LGBT Law Annual Forum 2016
  • Marriage Equality in Tennessee: Tanco v. Haslam
  • LGBT Law Annual Forum 2015: The Post Tanco World
  • Marriage Equality in Tennessee: Tanco v. Haslam
Biography

Regina Lambert Hillman graduated summa cum laude from The University of Memphis in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2001 and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Mrs. Hillman served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Tennessee Law Review and was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Legal Honor Society. She was awarded the W.H.H. Southern Memorial Scholarship as well as the Dean’s Citation for Extraordinary Contributions. In 2017 Mrs. Hillman began work as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Her Legal Methods classes focus on legal research, writing, and analysis. Prior to Memphis Law, Mrs. Hillman taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee College of Law from 2010-2017. Her classes, Legal Process I and Legal Process II, focused on legal writing and the appellate process. She taught undergraduate and master level Business Law & Ethics courses and Labor & Employment Law courses as an adjunct law professor at Tusculum College from 2003-2017. Mrs. Hillman's private practice focused primarily in the area of complex litigation involving business, health care, and corporate matters including hospital acquisition, commercial contract disputes, property claims, product liability, worker's compensation, and labor/employment issues. Her most recent work prior to becoming a full-time law professor was in national civil rights litigation related to marriage equality.