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.
Honors Legal and Ethical Reasoning in Business
Legal and Policy Issues in the Workplace
Pre-Law Internship and Seminar
Eisenstadt, L.F. & Pacella, J.M. (2018). Whistleblowers Need Not Apply. American Business Law Journal, 55(4), 665-719. Wiley. doi: 10.1111/ablj.12131.
Eisenstadt, L. & Geddes, D. (2018). SUPPRESSED ANGER, RETALIATION DOCTRINE, AND WORKPLACE CULTURE. University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Employment Law, 20(1), 101-163.
Eisenstadt, L. (2018). Enemy and ally: Religion in Loving v. Virginia and beyond. Fordham Law Review, 86(6), 2659-2669.
Eisenstadt, L. & Boles, J. (2016). Intent and liability in employment discrimination. American Business Law Journal, 53(4), 607-675. doi: 10.1111/ablj.12086.
Eisenstadt, L.F. (2015). Fluid Identity Discrimination. American Business Law Journal, 52(4), 789-857. Wiley. doi: 10.1111/ablj.12056.
Eisenstadt (2015). Causation in Context. Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law: a Continuation of Industrial Relations Law Journal, 36(1), 1-42.
Eisenstadt (2012). The N-Word at Work: Contextualizing Language in the Workplace. Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, 33(2), 299-351.
Eisenstadt, L.F. (2022). #MeToo Bots and the AI Workplace. University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, 350. Retrieved from https://scholarship.law.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1660&context=jbl.
Boles, J.R., Eisenstadt, L., & Pacella, J. (2021). Whistleblowing in the Compliance Era. Georgia Law Review, 55(1). Retrieved from https://www.georgialawreview.org/article/18634-whistleblowing-in-the-compliance-era.
Eisenstadt, L. (2019). Data Analytics and the Erosion of the Work/Nonwork Divide. American Business Law Journal, 56(3), 445-506. doi: 10.1111/ablj.12146.
Eisenstadt, L. (2019). Employer or big brother? data analytics and incursions into workers’ personal lives. In Performance Appraisal in Modern Employment Relations: An Interdisciplinary Approach (pp. 165-190). doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-26538-0_8.
Eisenstadt, L.F. & Brown, E. (2018). Employment Law & Policy. In Array, Law and Public Policy. Routledge.