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Elizabeth Lenhart

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Elizabeth Lenhart

Professor of Practice, College of Law

428 College of Law Building

513-556-0011

Areas of Interest: Legal Research and Writing

About

Professor Elizabeth Lenhart brings significant practical experience with oral arguments, motion practice, and other professional skills to her legal research and writing classes.  Prior to joining the College of Law faculty, she was a senior associate at Frost Brown Todd, focusing on complex business litigation, including all aspects of antitrust, business torts, unfair competition, shareholder derivative suites, and class action litigation.  She was named an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star 2009 for commercial litigation.

Not a stranger to academia, Professor Lenhart spent many years teaching at the collegiate level before attending law school. She was an associate instructor in Indiana University’s history department, teaching courses in colonial United States history and 20th century world history, as well as a visiting assistant professor at the University of Cincinnati’s history department where she taught introductory and advanced courses in pre-Columbian American history, colonial Latin American history, 20th century Mexican history, and colonial United States history.  She also worked for National Geographic Society, researching and editing travel and history books.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Professor Lenhart served as the notes and comments editor of the Law Review.

Education

BA, Miami University
MA, Indiana University
ABD, Indiana University
JD, University of Cincinnati

Courses Taught

  • Legal Research and Writing

Awards

  • 2016 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2014 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2011 Goldman Prize for Excellence in Teaching