Law Faculty Affiliates

Jessica D. GabelJ.D., University of Miami School of Law
B.S., University of Central Florida

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Jessica D. Gabel, J.D.

Jessica Gabel is Assistant Professor of Law at Georgia State University’s College of Law. She conducts research in a variety of areas in law, science and medicine, with a particular focus on fraud and ethics. Her projects include drafting legislation concerning non-medical genetic testing, DNA database collection, and familial DNA investigations.

Prior to joining the law school, Professor Gabel practiced criminal and bankruptcy law at Covington & Burling in San Francisco, California. She serves in leadership roles with the American Bar Association’s Sections of Business Law and Science and Technology.

Professor Gabel teaches courses on forensic medicine, forensic evidence, bankruptcy and contracts. She frequently lectures on fraud and ethics across these fields.

Wendy F. HenselJ.D., Harvard Law School
B.A., Michigan State University

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Wendy F. Hensel, J.D.

Wendy Hensel is a Professor of Law at Georgia State University’s College of Law. She teaches and writes about disability discrimination in American society and its intersection with education, employment, and tort law. She has authored numerous articles on the legal treatment of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and is a frequent invited speaker around the country on related topics.

Professor Hensel graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and thereafter served as a judicial clerk to Judge Orinda Evans of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Professor Hensel also practiced labor and employment law for several years with the law firm of Alston & Bird, where she litigated disability discrimination cases and counseled Fortune 500 companies on compliance with the ADA. She is an advocate for children with disabilities in the Atlanta metropolitan area and regularly provides pro bono counseling to parents seeking special education services in the public schools.