Tracy Walters McCormack has been fortunate to be a full-time law professor since 2000. She is the Director of Advocacy for the University of Texas School of Law. She teaches courses in advocacy in all settings, including arbitration, evidence, civil procedure and advanced trial techniques. Tracy serves as an arbitrator (panel and solo), mediator and consultant. Before leaving private practice to teach full-time she had a full litigation and administrative practice handling complex commercial and healthcare arbitrations, trials and hearings. As an arbitrator, Tracy combines her unique perspective from representing clients and being an arbitrator with her academic knowledge to help parties craft an arbitration process to suit their specific needs. Tracy works with parties over a variety of remote platforms as well as conducting in-person proceedings.
She is a member of ABOTA, (American Board of Trial Advocates) on the boards of NBTA (National Board of Trial Advocacy) and NITA (National Institute of Trial Advocacy) and a former president of the Lochridge Inn of Court in Austin, Texas. She works with Karl Bayer on arbitration, mediation and special master proceedings.