Steven F. Huefner

C. William O'Neill Professor in Law and Judicial Administration; Director of Clinical Programs; Legislation Clinic Director; Senior Fellow, Election Law at Ohio State
Contact Information:

(614) 292-1763 Drinko 255G


Curriculum Vitae Publications

  • A.B., Harvard College, Philosophy and Government, 1986 (magna cum laude)
  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1991 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)

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Areas of Expertise:
  • Clinical Education
  • Election Law
  • Legislation & Regulation
  • Voting Rights

Before joining The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law faculty, Professor Huefner practiced law for five years in the Office of Senate Legal Counsel, U.S. Senate, and for two years in private practice at the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. He also clerked for Judge David S. Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and for Justice Christine M. Durham of the Supreme Court of Utah. Professor Huefner was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar at Columbia Law School, where he served as head articles editor for the Columbia Law Review.

Professor Huefner has published a number of articles and several books, including From Registration to Recounts: The Election Ecosystems of Five Midwestern States, co-authored with his Election Law @ Moritz colleagues, and its sequel, From Registration to Recounts Revisited, as well as Legislation & Regulation in a Nutshell. His research interests are in legislative process issues and democratic theory, including election law. He is conversant in Japanese, spent one summer working for a Japanese law firm, and remains interested in Japanese law.

Professor Huefner is director of Clinical Programs at Moritz, as well as director of the Moritz Legislation Clinic. He teaches the Legislation Clinic, Legislation & Regulation, Election Law, Jurisprudence, Law & Religion, and Legal Writing.