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Erica Goldberg

Assistant Professor of Law
Tilton Hall of Law #194
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Professor Erica Goldberg joined the Ohio Northern University Claude W. Pettit College of Law faculty in August 2016.  Prior to her appointment as assistant professor at ONU Law, she taught Legal Research and Writing at Harvard Law School and Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, and Law and Religion at Penn State Law School.  She also clerked for Judge Ronald L. Gilman on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, practiced appellate litigation at Latham & Watkins LLP, and served as a legal fellow at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.  Professor Goldberg has helped write briefs and petitions filed before several courts of appeals and the Supreme Court. 


Professor Goldberg’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of tort law remedies and First Amendment rights.  She has been published in the Columbia Law Review, Connecticut Law Review, and Michigan Law Review First Impressions.  She has also contributed to SCOTUS blog and Concurring Opinions, and sporadically blogs at In a Crowded Theater.



J.D., with distinction, Stanford Law School

B.A., summa cum laude, Tufts University 


Bar Admissions: 

New York and the District of Columbia


Teaching Interests: 


First Amendment (free speech)

Law and Religion (Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause)

Speech Torts



Criminal Procedure