Professor Liesa L. Richter is the Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor at the
University of Oklahoma College of Law. Professor Richter joined the OU faculty in 2001.
She has taught Torts I, Torts II, Advanced Torts, Corporations, Conflict of Laws and
Evidence. Her research focuses on federal evidentiary policy, as well as the
attorney-client privilege in the corporate context. In 2009, Professor Richter was named
the Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor for her excellence in scholarship and
teaching. She served the College as the Associate Dean for Admissions, Scholarships and
Recruiting from 2007-2010. 

Professor Richter graduated first in her class from the University Of Florida Levin
College of Law in 1995, where she was selected for Order of the Coif and served as the
Senior Notes and Comments Editor for the Florida Law Review. Following graduation,
Professor Richter worked as a commercial litigation associate for the firm of King &
Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia focusing on class action and securities fraud litigation.
She clerked for the Honorable Frank Mays Hull on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
and for Judge Jack T. Camp in the Northern District of Georgia before joining the
University of Oklahoma faculty. 



Seeking Consistency for Prior Consistent Statements: Amending Federal Rule of Evidence 801(d)(1)(B), Connecticut Law Review (2014)

The Advisory Committee for the Federal Rules of Evidence was hard at work in 2013...



Corporate Salvation or Damnation? Proposed New Federal Legislation on Selective Waiver, Fordham Law Review (2007)

Recently, critics have attacked federal law enforcement policies that encourage corporate targets to disclose sensitive...


Unpublished Papers and Comments


Comment on the Proposed Amendment to Evidence Rule 801(d)(1)(B), 2012-2013 Evidence Rules Comments, United States Courts website ( (2013)


Applying to Law School: How to Put Your Best Foot Forward, University of Oklahoma Political Science Department (2009)
What to Look for in a Law School: Applications and Admissions, University of Oklahoma Political Science Department (2009)
Recent Developments in Evidence Law, Cleveland County Bar, CLE Presentation (2008)



Service (2012)