Alea Brown-Hoffmeister teaches Legal Research and Writing. Professor Brown-Hoffmeister is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and the University of Michigan.  Prior to returning to Northeastern as a writing instructor, Professor Brown-Hoffmeister worked for several years in Washington, DC, as senior legal counsel to U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) and then as the Congressional Liaison for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s 2008 Presidential Campaign. She also served as the Director of Policy and Legislation for Ohio Governor Strickland at the Department of Transportation.

Professor Brown-Hoffmeister taught Legal Research and Writing at Georgetown University, Washington College of Law, Chase Law School, and most recently as an Associate Professor of Law at Atlanta’s John Marshall School of Law. 

Professor Brown-Hoffmeister’s research interests include legislation and policy, specifically looking at the impact of politics on the legislative process.  In 2012, she published the article, It Is Not Just Politics that Is Local: A Look at the Constitutionality of State Regulation of Truck Weight, 30 Quinnipiac L. Rev. 201 (2012).