MSU College of Law

Kathryn Loncarich

Adjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 368
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Kathryn Loncarich graduated with highest distinction from the University of Iowa, where she received a degree in philosophy, was elected as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received the Bergmann Prize from the Philosophy Department.

Loncarich received her J.D. from Harvard Law School where she was an editor of the Journal on Legislation. Upon graduation, Loncarich joined Jenner & Block as a litigation associate in Chicago and Washington, D.C., where she worked on a variety of matters, including internet copyright infringement litigation, spent nuclear fuel litigation, and white collar criminal investigations. In addition, she was actively involved in representing clients on a pro bono basis in federal death penalty and asylum appeals. Upon moving to Baltimore, Loncarich joined Hogan Lovells US LLP as a litigation associate and was primarily involved in commercial matters involving health care fraud and products liability litigation. She also represented clients on a pro bono basis in an employment dispute involving religious discrimination.

Loncarich then joined the faculty of the University of Baltimore School of Law as a clinical teaching fellow in the Civil Advocacy Clinic, where she taught and supervised law students representing low-income clients in a variety of matters, including litigation at the administrative, trial, and appellate levels, legislative advocacy, and community outreach projects. In addition, Loncarich taught in the Externship Program. Previously, she served as an adjunct professor of legal research and writing at George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

Loncarich is a member of the Maryland, Illinois, and District of Columbia bars. She has served as a member of the Delivery of Legal Services Section Council and the Legal Education and Admission to the Bar Section Council for the Maryland State Bar Association.

Loncarich’s research and writing focuses on the ways in which biology and evolution have shaped our legal system, with a particular focus on the inequality resulting from these forces.