Leah Litman is the official First Mondays guest host. She first appeared on episodes 6 and 7 during OT 2016 to talk about Beckles v. United States. An expert in constitutional law, federal courts, and criminal procedure, she is an Assistant Professor of Law at University of California at Irvine. Her work has appeared or will appear in the Michigan Law Review, the Virginia Law Review, the Duke Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review, and the Federal Sentencing Reporter as well as several online journals including the Columbia Law Review Sidebar. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Law, and a former law clerk to Justice Kennedy on the Supreme Court and Judge Sutton on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. After clerking, she worked at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. and served as a Climenko Fellow & Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. She tweets at @leahlitman. See her full profile at UC-Irvine here.
Danielle D'Onfro, a Lecturer at Washington University School of Law, is First Mondays' go-to bankruptcy expert. She appeared on episode 7 and episode 8 of OT2016 to talk about Czyzewski v. Jevic Holding Corporation. An expert in bankruptcy, secured credit, and property theory, she has recently been published in the Wall Street Journal and the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she was a research and teaching assistant to then-Professor Elizabeth Warren. After graduating from law school, she clerked for Judge Duncan on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and worked as an associate at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C. and Boston. She tweets at @danielledonfro. For her profile at Washington University, go here.