Laramie-born attorney Thurman Arnold became head of the U.S. Justice Department’s Antitrust Division in 1938. Later he served as a federal judge in Washington, D.C. Earlier, Arnold had practiced law in Laramie, served in the Wyoming House of Representatives and helped found the University of Wyoming College of Law.
Dee Pridgen, professor of law emeritus, retired from the faculty of the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2019, after 37 years, where she taught Consumer Protection, Contracts and Antitrust Law, among other subjects. She served as associate dean of the law school from 2002-2010. She is a graduate of the New York University School of Law, and received a B.A. from Cornell University. Prior to joining the Wyoming law faculty, she was a staff attorney at the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C., and also clerked for U.S. District Court Judge Barrington D. Parker. She is the author of Consumer Protection Law in a Nutshell (5th ed. 2020), lead author of Consumer Law Cases and Materials (5th ed. 2020), as well as lead author of Consumer Protection and the Law (updated to 2020) and Consumer Credit and the Law (updated to 2020).