Erika Lietzan, the William H. Pittman Professor of Law & Timothy J. Heinsz Professor of Law was recently re-appointed to a two-year term as a public members of the Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS). ACUS is an independent federal agency dedicated to improving the administrative process through consensus-driven applied research and providing nonpartisan expert advice and recommendations for federal agency procedures. Its public members are academics, practicing lawyers, and other experts drawn from the private sector.
Additionally, Professor Lietzan was named a 2022 Best Lawyer in America for her high caliber work in Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practices, as well as FDA Law. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 12.2 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.
Professor Lietzan’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of Administrative Law and Intellectual Property Law, as they relate to medical products, and before joining Mizzou Law in 2014 she practiced before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for nearly two decades. In addition to teaching Administrative Law at the law school, she teaches two classes with a regulatory focus: Regulation of Drugs and Medical Devices, and Food Law & Policy.