Natalie M. Banta
Bruce R. Jacob Visiting Assistant Professor of Law
B.S., Brigham Young University
J.D., Brigham Young University
Trusts and Estates, Property, Administrative Law
Professor Banta teaches in the area of trusts and estates, property, and administrative law. Her primary research interests include digital asset succession, posthumous privacy rights, and state intestacy laws.
Prior to joining Stetson University College of Law, Professor Banta clerked for Judge Jay S. Bybee of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. She practiced for three years at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C., where she litigated under the Alien Tort Statute, defended a national bank in a multi-district consumer class action, and was a member of the trial team representing BP in civil litigation arising from the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico.
Professor Banta graduated first in her class at Brigham Young University Law School and served as the editor-in-chief of the BYU Law Review. She holds a bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University, where she graduated magna cum laude and with university honors.