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Ann Juliano - Villanova University. Villanova, PA, US

Ann Juliano

Professor of Law | Charles Widger School of Law | Villanova University


Ann Juliano, JD, is an expert in employment law and discrimination, sexual harassment and discrimination and dress codes.


Areas of Expertise (6)

American Indian Law

Sex Discrimination

Employment Discrimination

Employment Law

Sexual Harassment

Dress Codes


Professor Juliano is an expert in employment discrimination, sex discrimination, employment law, federal Indian law and civil rights litigation. Juliano was a law clerk to the Honorable Stephanie K. Seymour of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and to the Honorable Raymond J. Pettine of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. She joined the United States Department of Justice, Environmental and Natural Resources Division, where she worked as a trial attorney in the Indian Resources Section, and later as Special Assistant to Assistant Attorney General Lois J. Schiffer. In April 1997, she received a Special Commendation for Outstanding Service from the Department of Justice. Juliano was also a Professorial Lecturer at George Washington University National Law Center.

Education (2)

University of Pennsylvania: BA

Cornell Law School: JD

Select Accomplishments (1)

Ambassador, Girls Take Charge

Empowers girls to develop key life and leadership skills through experiences and lessons that engage and energize them.

Affiliations (2)

  • Bar/bri lecturer on Title VII, Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Americans with Disabilities Act for annual bar exam review course (2006-present)
  • Thomson Reuters: Author of anti-harassment in the workplace training (2010-present)

Select Media Appearances (4)

Central Bucks school district will pay ex-superintendent $712,000 following buyout vote

NBC 10  tv


The Central Bucks School District will pay its former superintendent $712,000 following a vote by the school board to buy out his contract. The Republican majority board was ousted earlier this month and new board will take over in a few weeks. The vote left many parents and taxpayers outraged. Ann Juliano, a professor of law at Villanova University, said that while it appears the board did not act with the full knowledge of the entire board, the separation agreement might have to stand.

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Op-ed: Pennsylvania House bill seeks to prop up gun-rights groups like NRA

The Philadelphia Inquirer  


Sometimes, the goal sought by a piece of legislation is clear. Sometimes it isn’t. Take House Bill 1066, which was just one of several bills approved last week by the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee that could weaken gun reforms in the state.

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Fired Black Law Professor May Sue D.C. Law School



“This decision, at the simplest level, says universities should be treated the same as other employers,” Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law professor Ann Juliano said in an email. It might also remove one obstacle professors face when challenging tenure decisions in court, Juliano said.

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Hope Solo’s Pay Bias Lawsuit to Stay Apart From Teammates’



Two lawsuits alleging the U.S. Soccer Federation discriminates in how it pays women’s and men’s team members won’t be combined, a judicial panel that oversees multidistrict litigation ruled.

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The Games We Play


Ann Juliano


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