Areas of Expertise
- Consumer Contracts
- Real Property
About Andrea Boyack
Professor Andrea Boyack joins Mizzou Law from Washburn University School of Law where she was the Norman R. Pozez Chair of Business & Transactional Law and co-director of the school’s Business and Transactional Law Center. Professor Boyack has written and published extensively in the areas of consumer law and housing issues, including pieces on tenant rights and eviction, consumer bankruptcy, housing integration and affordability, the Foreclosure Crisis, common interest community governance, and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Professor Boyack is the co-author of a widely used casebook, “Real Estate Transactions: Problems, Cases, and Materials” (Aspen, 6thed.), and is currently working on a book that explores six different conceptions of housing: “Framing Housing Law and Policy.” Professor Boyack has published numerous additional scholarly articles in law reviews and journals.
Professor Boyack was named the William O. Douglas Professor of the Year at Washburn University and was an invited visiting professor at University of Iowa, Fordham University School of Law, and George Washington University School of Law. Professor Boyack has taught Property and Contracts for over 15 years. She also teaches multiple other courses that pertain to real estate, transactional, finance, and bankruptcy law.
Before she entered academia, Professor Boyack clerked for Judge John Gleeson of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York before practicing corporate, commercial real estate, capital markets, and finance law for more than 13 years in New York City and the Washington, D.C. area. She worked with several large law firms and as regional counsel to a publicly traded national real estate developer. Professor Boyack received her JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, a MALD from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a bachelor’s degree with honors in Russian and International Relations from Brigham Young University.