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1825 W. Rocket Dr., Ste. 2000
Mailing Address:
2801 W. Bancroft, MS 507
Toledo, OH 43606


Elizabeth McCuskey

Elizabeth McCuskey
Assistant Professor of Law

Office:  LC 2008C
Campus Phone: 419.530.2879
Fax Number: 419.530.4447

Secretary: Sandra Garcia; 419.530.2878



Liz McCuskey joined the Faculty in 2012 after a Faculty Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego.  Professor McCuskey teaches Civil Procedure, Jurisdiction, Health Law, and Food & Drug Law.  Her research interests lie at the intersection of health law, civil justice, and jurisprudence. 

Before entering academia, Professor McCuskey practiced law with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in Philadelphia, where she litigated antitrust, appellate, and attorney-general fraud cases for a range of health care industry clients.  While at Drinker, she also had the opportunity to litigate First Amendment issues in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and Hague Convention proceedings.   She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Professor McCuskey earned her law and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania.  At Penn, McCuskey was a Legal Writing Instructor and member of the Journal of Constitutional Law.  She managed a public benefits clinic with Philadelphia Legal Assistance and interned with Chief Judge David Faber on the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.



Structuring Jurisdictional Rules and Standards, 65 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 31 (2012) (with Scott Dodson)

Clarity and Clarification:  Grable Federal Questions in the Eyes of Their Beholders, 91 Neb. L. Rev. 387 (2012)

Professor McCuskey's SSRN page


Last Updated: 6/26/15