Frances V. Bouchoux
Senior Associate Dean (on leave of absence)
Ms. Bouchoux is currently on a leave of absence, serving as Senior Special Counsel, Office of University Counsel, Rutgers University.
Ms. Bouchoux earned a B.A. in history from Rutgers College and a J.D. with high honors from Rutgers School of Law–Newark, where she was editor-in-chief of the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal and a Saul Tischler Scholar. After graduation, she was associated with the New York office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton where her practice areas included commercial litigation and bankruptcy. She joined the law school in 1993 and served as a senior administrator until 2013. As Senior Associate Dean she oversaw student services and served on the admissions committee. She also served as advisor to the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal and taught a course on Human Trafficking. In 2011, she served as co-chair of the National Association of Women Judges Annual Conference and currently serves as co-chair of the organization’s Amicus Committee. She is a member of the board of directors of New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. She is past vice chair of the New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Women in the Courts and past secretary of the New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.
Ms. Bouchoux is the recipient of the 2013 Trailblazer Award from the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.