Maureen Edobor Assistant Professor of Law


Office: Lewis Hall 

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Areas of Expertise

Constitutional Law, Voting Rights


BA, University of Texas at Arlington

JD, Washington and Lee University School of Law


Maureen Edobor is an Assistant Professor of Law and a DeLaney Center Fellow, W&L's interdisciplinary academic hub that promotes scholarship on race, politics, and Southern identity. Maureen teaches and writes in constitutional law, focusing on voting and elections. Professor Edobor's work appears or is forthcoming in the UCLA Law Review, the University of Pennsylvania's Journal of Constitutional Law, the George Washington Law Review, and the Washington and Lee Law Review. Her opinion writing has been featured in The Hill, Bloomberg Law, and The Daily Record.

Before her academic appointment, she served as the Policy Director and Counsel for the Congressional Black Caucus, preparing and advancing the Caucus' legislative portfolio, focused on racial equity, in the House of Representatives, Senate, and administrative agencies. Previously, she served as Counsel for Congressman Jamie Raskin's Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, where she conducted investigations and facilitated hearings on voting rights, environmental justice, classroom censorship and book bans, anti-SLAPP laws, and employment discrimination.

Before working in Congress, Professor Edobor served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Penn State Law and as a Staff Attorney at the League of Women Voters, where she managed a national litigation portfolio on ballot access, redistricting, and voting rights during the 2020 election cycle.

Professor Edobor received her B.A. from the University of Texas at Arlington and a J.D. from Washington and Lee School of Law, where she worked for the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, the House Judiciary Committee, and Common Cause. She also clerked for Judge Pamela J. White on the Baltimore City Circuit Court and worked as a litigation associate for three years at Nelson Mullins Riley, Scarborough, and Goldberg Segalla.