Cordel L. Faulk

  • Assistant Dean and Chief Admissions Officer

Cordel Faulk has been assistant dean and chief admissions officer at the Law School since 2014. He joined Virginia Law as a director of admissions in 2009.

Before joining the Office of Admissions, he served as director of communications, media and research for the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics. He also has worked as an adjunct professor and pre-law adviser in the Virginia Tech Honors College, and as an editor and columnist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He previously served as a member of the Board of Visitors of Virginia Tech, on the Virginia Historical Society Board of Trustees, and was a founding board member of the Virginia Equality Bar Association.

Faulk received his B.A. in political science from Virginia Tech, where he graduated summa cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. In law school at Virginia he worked as a student admissions recruiter, was a member of the UVA Honor Committee and served on the Student Bar Association’s executive board.

After law school, Faulk clerked for Judge Henry C. Morgan Jr. of the Eastern District of Virginia, then became an associate at Baker Botts in Dallas, and later at Hunton & Williams in Washington, D.C. As an attorney he focused on intellectual property, trademark, copyright, antitrust and trade regulation issues.

  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A.
    Virginia Tech