Emily Aleisa

Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing, Assistant Director of the Martin H. Malin Institute for Law and the Workplace

Emily Aleisa teaches Legal Research and Writing at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Before joining the faculty in fall 2017, she served as assistant counsel for the Illinois Bankers Association. In that capacity, she researched, negotiated, and drafted a wide variety of legislation impacting the financial services industry. She also provided legal guidance to bank compliance officers on federal and Illinois financial regulation laws, as well as served as the vice chairman of the Chicago Bar Association's Financial Institutions Committee.

Before law school, Aleisa founded and ran her own copywriting firm, where she drafted and edited website content, press releases, email marketing campaigns, search engine optimization content, journal and magazine articles, technical documents, and works of fiction.      

Aleisa graduated from Chicago-Kent in 2013. During law school, she worked as a teaching assistant for Legal Research and Writing and was a member of the Chicago-Kent Law Review and the trial advocacy team


J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law
B.A., University of West Florida


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