Tammi Simpson, J.D.

Tammi Simpson

Tammi Simpson with her favorite hat.


Email: simpson@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3573
Office: Alumnae Hall 203


Simpson has served as a member of the student affairs senior leadership team at Washington and Lee University (W&L) since 2013, where she was responsible for developing and managing student affairs programming for seniors and third-year students; providing support to students; and serving in various roles related to student conduct hearings.

She worked for the U.S. Department of Justice for 15 years as a federal prosecutor in the Western District of Justice, Eastern Division; a senior trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division; and an attorney adviser in the DOJ’s Office of Legislative Affairs.

At W&L, Simpson has experience with multiple planning committees and working groups to address campus climate issues facing underrepresented members of the community; to develop training modules on diversity and inclusion; and to create a culture of holistic wellness within the community. She has been an adviser to the Student Association for Black Unity and the University’s yearbook and has taught a course on civil rights.


  • J.D., University of Tennessee, College of Law
  • B.A., Washington and Lee University