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Margit Livingston

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  • Vincent de Paul Professor of Law; Director, Center for Animal Law
  • Full-time
  • (312) 362-8746
  • 710 Lewis Center

Professor Livingston teaches and writes in the areas of intellectual property, commercial law and animal law. Her articles have appeared in the primary law reviews of North Carolina, Iowa, Fordham, William & Mary, Washington, Nebraska, and Boston College, among others. She has won numerous awards for her teaching, scholarship and service, including the DePaul University Spirit of Inquiry Award in 2014, the DePaul College of Law Faculty Achievement Award in 2018, the DePaul University Excellence in Teaching Award in 2022 and the DePaul College of Law Excellence in Teaching Award in 2023​. She is a graduate of the renowned Second City Conservatory for Improvisational Comedy and recently studied advanced acting at HB Studio in New York. She holds a JD and an MA in theatre arts from the University of Minnesota and an LLM from the University of Illinois.


BA, Augsburg College; MA, University of Minnesota; JD, University of Minnesota; LLM, University of Illinois

Courses Taught

  • Consumer Law
  • Copyright
  • Intellectual Property Survey
  • Remedies
  • Secured Transactions
  • Theater Law

Selected Work​s