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Abby Roughton

Abby Roughton

Senior Staff Author

Abby Roughton is a senior staff author at Quimbee. Abby creates content for publication in Quimbee’s vast library of law-student resources. Prior to joining Quimbee, Abby assisted in representing clients in complex civil litigation and white-collar criminal matters as an associate at Am Law 200 law firms in New York and New Jersey, and as an independent contractor providing freelance research and writing services to attorneys and law firms. She also clerked for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and the Connecticut Appellate Court.

Abby received her law degree from Cornell Law School, where she was lead notes editor for the Cornell International Law Journal, an editor for the Cornell Law Review, and a teaching assistant for 1L legal research and writing. Abby received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied history.


  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2006
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2002