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Sunny Eaton

Adjunct Professor of Law
Director, Conviction Review Unit, Nashville District Attorney's Office

Suuny Eaton is Director of the Conviction Review Unit at the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office, working to right wrongful convictions and free innocent people from prison. She has taught courses in Criminal Law & Procedure, Contract Law, and Evidence.

Eaton got her start working in entertainment law on Music Row at Gordon Law Group. She worked for four years at the Metro Public Defender’s Office from 2007-2010 first under Ross Alderman, then Dawn Deaner. After that, Eaton started her own firm in 2010, working alongside several other former public defenders.

During law school, Eaton gained experience at the D.C. Office of the Corporation Counsel, the Service Members Legal Defense Network, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and the National Minority AIDS Council.