Elizabeth F. Emens

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Elizabeth F. Emens
Born July 19, 1972
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Fields Law
Institutions University of Chicago Law School
Columbia Law School
Alma mater Yale University
Kings College, University of Cambridge
Yale Law School
Known for Anti-discrimination law, Law and sexuality

Elizabeth F. Emens (born July 19, 1972) is a legal scholar and the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia University. She specializes in anti-discrimination law, disability law, law and sexuality, family law, and contract law.[1]

Emens graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 1994 with a B.A. in English and psychology. She did her postgraduate studies as a Marshall Scholar at King's College, Cambridge, earning a Ph.D. in English in 2002. Also in 2002, Yale Law School awarded Emens her J.D.

After graduating from law school, Emens served as a law clerk for Judge Robert D. Sack on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit from 2002 to 2003, and then, from 2003 to 2005, as a Bigelow Fellow & Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago Law School. She has been an Associate Professor of Law at Columbia Law School since 2005.

Emens is a member of the New York State Bar Association (admitted 2003) and the American Bar Association.

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