Liesa Richter

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Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor of Law
B.S., University of Florida, 1992
J.D., University of Florida, 1995


Professor Liesa L. Richter is the Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Professor Richter joined the OU faculty in 2001. She has taught Torts I, Torts II, Advanced Torts, Corporations, Conflict of Laws and Evidence. Her research focuses on federal evidentiary policy, as well as the attorney-client privilege in the corporate context. In 2009, Professor Richter was named the Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor for her excellence in scholarship and teaching.  She served the College as the Associate Dean for Admissions, Scholarships and Recruiting from 2007-2010.

Professor Richter graduated first in her class from the University Of Florida Levin College of Law in 1995, where she was selected for Order of the Coif and served as the Senior Notes and Comments Editor for the Florida Law Review. Following graduation, Professor Richter worked as a commercial litigation associate for the firm of King & Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia focusing on class action and securities fraud litigation. She clerked for the Honorable Frank Mays Hull on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and for Judge Jack T. Camp in the Northern District of Georgia before joining the University of Oklahoma faculty.