Elysa Dishman

Associate Professor of Law

Professor Elysa Dishman joined the BYU Law faculty in August 2016. She previously practiced real estate law at Kirton McConkie PC in Salt Lake City. Prior to working at Kirton McConkie PC, she practiced in the litigation group of Baker Botts LLP in Washington, DC.

Professor Dishman teaches Professional Responsibility. Her research interests include ethics, corporate governance, director and officer liability, white collar crime, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Professor Dishman has a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University.

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Compliance & Legal Risk Management
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Trial Advocacy


  • J.D., University of Virginia
  • B.A., Brigham Young University
  • Settling Data Protection Law: Multistate Actions and National Policymaking, Alabama Law Review (forthcoming). [SSRN]
  • Class Action Squared: Multistate Actions and Agency Dilemmas, Notre Dame Law Review (forthcoming). [SSRN]
  • Jeffrey A. Lamken, Allyson N. Ho & Elysa M. Dishman, Supreme Court Examines Preemptive Scope of Federal Labeling Standards, Washington Legal Foundation Legal Opinion Letters Vol. 18 No. 19 (2008).