Margaret Sova McCabe
Professor of Law
Associate Dean of Academic Administration and Special Projects
Professor Margaret Sova McCabe has practiced law in New Hampshire for 15 years and taught law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law for 10 years. She is a member of both the New Hampshire and the Maine Bar.
Professor McCabe’s primary teaching focus is to provide students with the analytical and writing skills essential to successful practice. To accomplish this goal, Professor McCabe engages students in critical thinking about how law affects society, and in particular, food systems and economic policy. In Legal Writing, Agriculture & Food Law, and Administrative Procedure, she uses challenging public interest issues to teach effective practice skills.
Professor McCabe’s recent articles appear in the Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, The Journal of Law and Policy, and The Food and Drug Law Journal. Her current work-in-progress analyzes the relationship between federalism and American food system reform.
Professor McCabe continues to practice law on a contract basis. Her focus is writing appellate briefs and legal memoranda primarily on municipal, land-use, and administrative law issues. In the community, Professor McCabe serves on the Capital Area Wellness Coalition. She is also a member of the Food and Drug Law Institute’s Academic Committee.