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Hal Lloyd

Professor of Legal Writing

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Professor Lloyd graduated with High Honors from Duke University School of Law and Magna Cum Laude from Davidson College, where he majored in philosophy. He was Vice President and General Counsel of The Fresh Market, Inc. for approximately ten years. Before that, he was a partner with the firm of Tuggle, Duggins & Meschan, P.A. where he had a general commercial practice. That practice included representing clients in the areas of commercial contracts, commercial leasing, commercial lending, intellectual property and commercial bankruptcy law. Professor Lloyd has served as a co-editor-in-chief of The Second Draft, and has also served as the Ethics Chair for the Corporate Counsel Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. Professor Lloyd's legal interests include law and language, semiotics of law, rhetoric, interpretation theory, commercial transactions (including commercial leasing and other real property transactions), the practical art of commercial negotiation and drafting, and legal education theory and reform. In addition to his legal scholarship, Professor Lloyd enjoys genealogy, verse composition (some of which has been set to music), and the art of translation. His translations include the complete epigrams of Palladas and various French works including Racine's Phedre and Moliere's Tartuffe. Some of his scholarship is available at the Social Science Research Network.

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