Meredith Holland Kessler
Staff Attorney, Religious Liberty Clinic
Office: 1338 Biolchini Hall of Law
Meredith Holland Kessler is a Staff Attorney for the Religious Liberty Clinic, where she helps oversee the Religious Liberty Initiative’s clinical litigation efforts and train students in the legal profession as they work to promote the fundamental human right to religious freedom.
Prior to joining Notre Dame Law School in 2022, Kessler practiced law in Washington, D.C. as an Issues & Appeals associate at Jones Day. She also served as a law clerk to Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and, most recently, to Judge Richard J. Leon on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Kessler earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Theology from the University of Notre Dame. She graduated summa cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where she served as the Federal Courts and Submissions Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.