Lisa Shaw Roy teaches Contracts, the Legal Profession, and Law and Religion. Roy’s main areas of scholarly interest involve questions of church and state and the interaction between religion and law. Professor Roy is a member of the Law and Religion Section of the Association of American Law Schools, and she is a past Co-Chair of that section. Roy is also a member of the Section on Professional Responsibility.
Before joining the faculty in 2001, Roy practiced with the law firm of Knapp, Marsh, Jones and Doran, L.L.P., in Los Angeles, California. Her areas of focus included business litigation and public entity representation. Prior to practicing law Roy was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Henry Lee Adams, Jr., United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Professor Roy received her J.D. from the University of Southern California and her B.A. from the University of California at Riverside.