Stacy Elizabeth Kern-Scheerer
Professor of the Practice
Office phone: (757) 221-1460
Office location: Room 285
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements
Prior to joining the William & Mary faculty in 2013, Professor Kern-Scheerer served as Assistant Counsel in the U.S. Senate Office of the Legislative Counsel. As Assistant Counsel, she specialized in drafting legislation for Senators and Senate Committees on various issues of Federal health policy, including public health programs, health insurance, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food safety, and pensions. She drafted numerous provisions of enacted law on those issues in her role as a nonpartisan legislative writer and counsel.
Professor Kern-Scheerer is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston University School of Law. While in law school, she served as Executive Editor of the American Journal of Law & Medicine and received a Rappaport Fellowship through the Rappaport Center for Law and Public Service. She earned her Master of Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health, where she was the Health Law, Bioethics, and Human Rights Fellow. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Beloit College, where she received her B.A., magna cum laude, in Sociology and French.Professor Kern-Scheerer was awarded a "Golden Gavel" by the Honor Council in 2017 for her contribution to the law school community. She was chosen by the Class of 2017 as the recipient of the Walter Williams Jr. Memorial Teaching Award.