Nancy F. Myers
Director of Investigations and Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Nancy Fitzpatrick Myers joined the Office of Diversity and Equity (ODE) as a Case Manager in February, 2012. As a Case Manager, Nancy investigated complaints of discrimination and harassment involving University employees, and prepared written decisions and recommendations based on factual findings. Nancy also assisted the Title IX Coordinator with the University’s response to reports of sex discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence. In addition, Nancy developed materials and provided training to University employees regarding diversity and sexual harassment prevention.
Since July 2014, Nancy has served as the Director of Case Management for ODE with responsibilities overseeing ODE’s investigations of claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, as well as campus-wide trainings for diversity and sexual harassment prevention. In this capacity, Nancy continues to investigate complaints of discrimination and harassment involving University employees and assisting the Title IX Coordinator. In this regard, Nancy serves as a member of the University’s Title IX Committee.
Prior to joining ODE, Nancy was a partner with the New Haven law firm of Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, P.C., where she practiced for approximately 10 years litigating various complex civil and criminal matters, including civil rights cases involving claims of gender discrimination, race discrimination, sexual harassment, and violations of Title IX. She practiced in State and Federal Courts throughout Connecticut, including the Connecticut Appellate and Supreme Courts and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. In this role, she also engaged in extensive legal research and review of contractual, constitutional and education-related matters. Nancy was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as one of Connecticut’s Rising Stars in 2012. During her law practice, Nancy served as President of the Young Lawyers Section of the New Haven County Bar Association, as a member of the Executive Committee for the New Haven County Bar Association, and as a member of the Friends Board for the New Haven Legal Assistance Association.
Nancy earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. Upon graduation from law school, she was selected to be a member of the prestigious Order of Coif, an honorary scholastic society for lawyers, judges and teachers who have attained high distinction for their scholarly or professional accomplishments. Nancy earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University.