Lisa Marshall Manheim

  • Charles I. Stone Professor of Law

Contact

Phone: (206) 685-2546
Email: manheim@uw.edu

Education

B.A. 2002, Yale J.D. 2005, Yale

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Civil Litigation and Procedure — Constitutional Law — Election Law — Federal Courts — Legislation — U.S. Supreme Court

Recent Courses

LAW A 507 Constitutional Law I: Constitutional Structures of Government
LAW A 509 Administrative Law
LAW B 572 Election Law
LAW B 590 Constitutional Law: Current and Future Issues Seminar

Professor Lisa Manheim is the Charles I. Stone Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law. She writes in the areas of constitutional law, election law, and presidential powers. Professor Manheim’s scholarship, which explores questions of federalism and institutionalism in the context of elections, has been published in the University of Chicago Law Review, the Supreme Court Review, the Vanderbilt Law Review, and other leading academic journals. She has appeared, on air or in print, in a range of national and international news outlets, and her opinion pieces have been published in the New York Times and the Washington Post, among other publications. She also serves as the co-reporter on the Restatement of the Law, Election Litigation, a project of the American Law Institute.

Professor Manheim's courses include Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Election Law, Federal Courts, and Legislation. She is a five-time recipient of the Philip A. Trautman Professor of the Year Award given by the student body.

Professor Manheim earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from Yale College and her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as Managing Editor of the Yale Law Journal. After graduating from law school, Professor Manheim clerked for Judge Pierre N. Leval of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Justice Anthony M. Kennedy of the United States Supreme Court. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington, Professor Manheim worked as an associate at Perkins Coie LLP, where she specialized in appellate practice, commercial litigation, and political law.

Peer Reviewed Journals & Law Reviews


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News Media


  • Commentator, "Senior Commentator", Election Law Conference, Washington University School of Law (March 24, 2024)
  • Commentator, "Senior Commentator", Election Law Conference, Washington University School of Law (March 23, 2024)
  • Commentator, "Senior Commentator", Election Law Conference, Washington University School of Law (March 22, 2024)
  • Speaker, "Scalia–Ginsburg Colloquy", George Mason University School of Law (February 28, 2024)
  • Panelist, Trump v. Anderson: Will He Stay on the Ballot? with Jeff M. Feldman, Elizabeth G. Porter, Clark B. Lombardi, University of Washington School of Law (February 7, 2024)
  • Speaker, "Stephen Vladeck with Lisa Marshall Manheim — The Shadow Docket: How the Supreme Court Uses Stealth Rulings to Amass Power and Undermine the Republic", Town Hall Seattle, (May 24, 2023)
  • Panelist, "State Democracy Research Initiative Roundtable", University of Wisconsin Law School (January 27, 2023)
  • Panelist, "Election Reflections: A Roundtable of Election Law Experts", Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University (December 9, 2022)
  • Panelist, "Alaska’s 1st Ranked Choice Voting Election", Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University (September 13, 2022)
  • Speaker, "Faculty Workshop Series", Washington University School of Law (Virtual) (November 10, 2021)
  • Speaker, "Rebuilding Democracy and the Rule of Law", AALS Conference (Virtual), (May 7, 2021)
  • Speaker, "Restoring Trust in the Voting Process", Election Law Journal (Virtual) (March 9, 2021)
  • Speaker, "The Impact of the 15th and 19th Amendments on the 2020 Presidential Election", Louisiana Law Review (Virtual) (March 5, 2021)
  • Speaker, The U.S. Election — The American Electoral System with Hugh Spitzer, Universitas Indonesia (November 20, 2020)
  • Panelist, "What if the 2020 Presidential Election is Disputed?", Moritz College of Law at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (participated remotely) (May 4, 2020)