Leora F. Eisenstadt

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Leora F. Eisenstadt

  • Fox School of Business and Management

    • Risk, Actuarial Science, and Legal Studies

      • Associate Professor

      • Shusterman Research Fellow


Leora Eisenstadt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Legal Studies at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. She teaches in the Honors Program, the Fox Undergraduate Program, and the Online MBA program. Prior to joining the faculty at the Fox School, Professor Eisenstadt spent two years as a Freedman Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Professor Eisenstadt’s areas of scholarship and interest include employment law, business law, law and linguistics, work-family conflict, sex discrimination, race and the law, and public policy.

Professor Eisenstadt received her J.D., cum laude from New York University School of Law and her B.A. in History, cum laude from Yale University. From 2003 to 2004, she was a Fulbright Fellow in Israel studying sex equality and the development of Israeli equal employment opportunity law. She served as a two-year law clerk to the Honorable R. Barclay Surrick in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and spent several years in the Labor & Employment Group at Dechert LLP litigating cases and counseling clients in employment discrimination issues, general employment matters, and Title IX-related litigation.

Eisenstadt is the recipient of numerous awards for her work including the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Virginia Maurer Distinguished Ethics Paper Award, the Ralph Hoeber Memorial Award for Outstanding American Business Law Journal Article, and she is a three-time winner of the Jackson Lewis Outstanding Employment Law Paper Award.

Courses Taught




LGLS 3524

Legal and Policy Issues in the Workplace


LGLS 3581

Pre-Law Internship and Seminar


Selected Publications