Professor Stott-Bumsted graduated from Smith College in 1997, and Georgetown Law School in 2002.  After graduation, she clerked for the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Wilmington, Delaware.  From 2005-2013, Professor Stott-Bumsted was a litigator at the law firm of Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington, DC.  In 2013, Professor Stott-Bumsted joined the Office of General Counsel at the Department of the Treasury.