Angela received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Washington in 1989. She is the founding director of the Labor Law Clinic and teaches Labor Law, Practice and Policy as well as related courses. In the Clinic, students transition from theory to practice by representing clients with labor and employment law matters. The Clinic takes both domestic labor law as well as international labor cases, which focus on Freedom of Association. Professor Cornell closely supervises all of the clinic cases. She has extensive practice experience in the field of labor and employment law. Before joining the law school faculty, she was a partner in a labor and employment law firm where she litigated a broad range of cases, including discrimination based on sex, sexual harassment, race, national origin, disability, age, Title IX, the Family Medical Leave Act, wage and hour, First Amendment Retaliation, and Duty of Fair Representation. She also practiced immigration law for years and international human rights in Chile and Peru. She served as Labor Commissioner under Governor Bill Richardson. Her opinions have been featured in major media outlets, including The New York Times, The Economist, CNN Money, Ms. Magazine, Gannett, Washington Post, NPR, and others.