Prof. Elizabeth Chen

Elizabeth Chen

Assistant Professor of Legal Writing
J.D., Washington University in St. Louis School of Law
A.B., University of Chicago
Areas of Expertise
Legal Writing


Professor Chen joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty as an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing in 2023 after serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor during the 2022-2023 academic year. She teaches Gateway I/II. Her research focuses on anti-discrimination law, reproductive justice, and relationships and the law.

Professor Chen began teaching as an Acting Assistant Professor of Lawyering at NYU School of Law. She was a litigator at a nonprofit on behalf of caregivers and pregnant workers and at a plaintiff-side employment firm on behalf of civil rights plaintiffs. She began her legal career as an If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellow at the Center for American Progress and as a law clerk for the Honorable William Joseph Haynes of the United States District Court of the Middle District of Tennessee.