Elizabeth Shanin

Senior Associate General Counsel

The University of Chicago
Edward H. Levi Hall, Suite 619
5801 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
773.702.0820

Elizabeth L. Shanin is a Senior Associate General Counsel who joined the Office of Legal Counsel in 2007. She provides counsel in areas including litigation, compliance, design and construction law, and student matters. Prior to joining the University, Liz clerked for the Honorable Amy J. St. Eve, U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Illinois, and worked as an attorney at the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP, where she specialized in commercial litigation. She holds a B.A. from Washington University (Phi Beta Kappa) and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School, where she served as a member of the Chicago Journal of International Law.