Sheila Scheuerman

Professor of Law

Contact Info

Office: 385 Meeting St., 3rd Floor
Phone: 843.377.2443

J.D., Washington University School of Law LL.M., Temple University School of Law B.A., College of the Holy Cross

Shelia B. Scheuerman joined the Charleston School of Law faculty in fall 2006. Before joining the law school, Scheuerman served for two years as an Honorable Abraham L. Freedman Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, Pa. While at Temple, she taught courses in professional responsibility, legal research and writing, torts and products liability.

Scheuerman has published extensively on class action suits and punitive damages in journals such as the Harvard Journal on Legislation and the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law. Scheuerman also is co-editor of the TortsProf Blog.

Scheuerman served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Jean C. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, followed by a second clerkship with Judge John R. Padova of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She also was a litigation and public policy associate at Arnold & Porter LLP in Washington, D.C.

At the Washington University School of Law, Scheuerman graduated Order of the Coif, was awarded a Scholar In Law award and served as notes editor of the Washington University Law Quarterly. While at the College of the Holy Cross, Scheuerman studied Chinese language, culture and politics for a semester at Nanjing University in China. 

Scheuerman received tenure in spring 2010. 

Course Interests/Research/Teaching Areas

  •  Mass Torts
  •  Civil Procedure
  •  Class Actions
  •  Professional Responsibility
  •  Federal Courts
  •  Supreme Court Seminar