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Elizabeth Bierut

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Adjunct Professor of Law



  • Legal Writing for LLMs, Fordham University School of Law, 2019-present
  • Adjunct Professor, Democracy and the Constitution Clinic, Fordham University School of Law, 2019
  • Student Advisor, Presidential Succession Clinic, Fordham University School of Law, 2016-2017


  • Litigation Associate, Friedman Kaplan, 2020-present
  • Litigation Associate, Ropes & Gray LLP, 2014-2020
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin, U.S. District Court, SDNY, 2013-2014


  • Fordham University School of Law, JD 2013, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
         Dean's List 2010-2013 
         Fordham Moot Court Board, William Hughes Mulligan Competition Editor
         Fordham Urban Law Journal
         Venable Foundation Fellowship Winner
         Stein Scholars, a selective program for students interested in pro bono legal work 
  • Swarthmore College, BA with Honors 2008



  • U.S. District Courts, SDNY and EDNY
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Memberships & Activities

  • Federal Bar Council
  • NYC Bar Association

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023