Franki Fitterer

Franki Fitterer

Director, Public Relations and Marketing

(202) 274-4279

Franki Fitterer has been the director of public relations and marketing at AUWCL since 2008. She manages the law school's marketing and media relations initiatives as well as publications and web content, and is the primary media contact for questions regarding the law school and its programs. She was previously the associate director for marketing and communications at California Western School of Law in San Diego where she directed the media relations and marketing programs. At California Western, Fitterer also conducted extensive media outreach for the California Innocence Project, a program that worked to free wrongfully convicted inmates. She has a B.A. in Communication (Journalism) from the University of San Francisco and an M.A. in Political Science from American University's School of Public Affairs.

Megan Crawford

Megan Crawford

Assistant Director of Marketing

(202) 895-4537

Megan Crawford joined the public relations and marketing team in Fall 2013. She manages marketing, program advertising, and outreach projects for the law school, including Abroad and D.C. Summer Programs, print and digital publications, and other general marketing projects, as well as the law school's main social media accounts. Crawford brings over seven years of marketing and communications project management experience overseeing the implementation and development of print and online initiatives. Her background includes financial and health care marketing with an emphasis on education and literacy. She holds an MBA from Old Dominion University and a B.S.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Abbott Brant

Public Relations Coordinator

(202) 274-4276

Abbott Brant joined the law school’s public relations and marketing team in spring 2018. As public relations coordinator, she connects the law school community to media outlets and assists in managing the school’s various social media accounts. She also creates content for the website and alumni magazine, including coverage of events and profiles of students and faculty. Brant was previously a breaking news reporter for the USA Today Network in New York, writing about crime and local government for the Poughkeepsie Journal. She has a B.A. in Digital Media and Journalism from the State University of New York at New Paltz.