Elizabeth Kregor

Prof. Elizabeth Kregor

Lecturer in Law and Director of The Institute for Justice Clinic, University of Chicago Law School

Elizabeth Kregor received her BA magna cum laude in comparative literature from Yale University. She attended law school at the University of Michigan, where she served as managing editor of the Michigan Law Review. After graduating magna cum laude, Ms. Kregor clerked for the Hon. Bruce M. Selya on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Ms. Kregor practiced law with Sidley Austin Brown & Wood for several years, with a focus on intellectual property litigation. In the fall of 2003, she joined the IJ Clinic on Entrepreneurship. As director, she supervises students in the representation of lower- to middle-income entrepreneurs in the inner city. She is expanding the clinic's practice in the field of intellectual property law.



The University of Michigan Law School
JD, magna cum laude, May 1999

  • Clarence Darrow Scholar - three-year, full-tuition merit scholarship
  • Certificate of Merit awards in torts and unjust enrichment courses
  • Order of the Coif
  • Staff and managing editor, Michigan Law Review

Yale University
BA, magna cum laude in comparative literature, May 1996

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Hajo Holborn Prize - for the best undergraduate essay on a topic in German public affairs
  • Bianca Maria Calabresi Prize - for the best Senior Essay in Comparative Literature
2015 National Student Symposium - "Law and Innovation"
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2014 National Lawyers Convention
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2014 National Lawyers Convention

Millennials, Equity and the Rule of Law

The Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036