Laurie L. Levenson Esq.

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Levenson, Laurie

Laurie L. Levenson is Professor of Law and the David W. Burcham Chair in Ethical Advocacy at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Professor Levenson currently leads the following programs at Loyola Law School: Capital Habeas Litigation Clinic, The Fidler Institute annual symposium, and the Project for the Innocent.

She joined the Loyola faculty in 1989 and served as Loyola's Associate Dean for academic affairs from 1996-99. She has been a Visiting Professor at UCLA School of Law and a D&L Straus Distinguished Visiting Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law.

She previously served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Criminal Section, in Los Angeles, where she was a trial and appellate lawyer for eight years and attained the position of Senior Trial Attorney and Assistant Division Chief. Levenson was a member of the adjunct faculty of Southwestern University Law School from 1982-89.

Professor Levenson served as law clerk to the Honorable James Hunter III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She received her A.B. from Stanford University and her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.