Erica Landsberg

Erica Landsberg
  • Adjunct Faculty

Contact Info


Erica Landsberg is an honors graduate of Yale University and the University of Chicago Law School. She served on the University of Chicago Law Review, interned at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, and worked in the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, where she tried an employment discrimination case before the Illinois Human Rights Department.

After law school, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. Paul E. Plunkett in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and worked as an associate in commercial litigation and corporate reorganization at Sidley and Austin in Chicago. She then became Assistant General Counsel for the University of Chicago. More recently, she served as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, handling appeals in over 50 cases.

Landsberg began teaching at the University of Kansas School of Law in 2002 with a small section of Torts. She has taught Antitrust Law at KU since 2004 and teaches a writing seminar on law relevant to colleges and universities (Higher Education and the Law).


J.D., University of Chicago, 1987
Order of the Coif; Law Review; Olin Fellowship in Law and Economics; Mandel Legal Aid Clinic
B.A., Yale University, 1984
Magna Cum Laude, with Distinction in Economics


Courses Taught:

  • Higher Education and the Law Seminar
  • Antitrust Law

Selected Publications

  • Comment, "Policing Attorneys: The Exclusion of Unethically Obtained Evidence," 53 University of Chicago Law Review 1399 (1986).