Kerin Clapp

Visiting Assistant Professor


Kerin Bischoff Clapp is a Visiting Assistant Professor; she teaches in the first year Legal Writing program. She is a graduate of Bowling Green State University (summa cum laude) and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (cum laude and Order of the Coif), where she was a senior editor and published author with the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Following a federal judicial clerkship with the Honorable Norma L. Shapiro in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Professor Clapp was a litigator with Drinker Biddle & Reath in Philadelphia, and then was in-house counsel with the Law Department of the United States Postal Service where she also served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Before joining Villanova, Professor Clapp was an adjunct professor at Widener University Delaware Law School and Eastern University. She is also a contributing author and tutor with the Law School and Bar Exam Toolbox. Professor Clapp is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.

Practice Experience

  • Judicial Clerk to Hon. Norma L. Shapiro, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Litigation Associate, Drinker Biddle & Reath (Philadelphia)
  • Staff Attorney and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Postal Service Law Department
Visiting Assistant Professor Kerin Clapp

Office: Rm 337, Law School Building
Phone: 610-519-6571
Fax: 610-519-6249

Courses and Seminars

Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing


University of Pennsylvania Law School, JD (cum laude and Order of the Coif)

Bowling Green State University, BS (summa cum laude)