Quinnipiac University
Elizabeth Latif

Assistant Professor of Legal Skills

Elizabeth A. Latif is an Assistant Professor of Legal Skills. She teaches courses related to legal writing and research.

Before joining the faculty, Professor Latif spent almost two decades practicing law, including as a partner of Day Pitney and as an Assistant United States Attorney in New York and Connecticut. She has a record of many successful trials and appeals. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Chester J. Straub of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and to the Honorable Christopher F. Droney while he was a United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut.

Professor Latif has written numerous articles about criminal law and currently serves on the Criminal Justice Act panels for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
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  • JD, Boston University School of Law

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Appellate Practice
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Trial Advocacy


  • Law

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  • LW-FAC