Stephen J. Safranek, J.D., is a Professor of Law at the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He specializes in contracts, civil procedure, constitutional law, and state and local government. Prior to joining Ave Maria School of Law, he taught law the University of Detroit - Mercy, was an associate at Latham and Watkins in Chicago, Illinois, and clerked for the Honorable Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Safranek is well-published in law reviews and has often been interviewed on local and national television regarding constitutional issues (CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS). He has also been invited to be a scholarly speaker at numerous events throughout the country, including most recently at the University of Colorado (Rothgerber Lecture) and University of Idaho (Ethics Lecture).