Leah Litman is an American podcaster and professor who co-hosts the Strict Scrutiny Podcast. As for her personal life, Litman lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with her partner, Daniel Deacon, aka Dan Deacon.

Deacon tweeted on August 4, 2020, that Litman is having a socially distant meeting outside their house, so “I finally get to catch up on Million Dollar Listing LA.” This statement confirms Litman and Deacon’s relationship, and they live together.

However, Litman is yet to make Deacon her husband, as they aren’t married. The podcaster has also not spoken publicly about her marriage. Still, she did upload an image of herself with her partner, Deacon, as her cover photo on Facebook in January 2021.

Since then, the couple has not posted anything about each other, indicating they want to keep their relationship private. They have yet to have children of their own.

Leah Litman and Daniel Deacon are both professors 

Litman and her partner share a professional background in that they are both law graduates. She works as an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Michigan. She teaches constitutional law, federal courts, habeas corpus, reproductive rights, and justice, current issues in public law litigation, and Supreme Court classes at the University.

She previously worked as an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. She was a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School and a Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at Stanford Law School, where she taught in the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic.

Leah Litman and her boyfriend, Daniel Deacon, work as a professor

Leah Litman and her boyfriend, Daniel Deacon, work as a professor. (Source: Facebook)

Additionally, as mentioned above, Litman hosts the Strict Scrutiny podcast alongside two women named Kate Shaw and Melissa Murray. They offer intelligent and in-depth legal analysis alongside their unvarnished and respectfully irreverent viewpoints.

Now onto Litman’s partner, Deacon, a law professor at the University of Michigan. He was a former Assistant Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine. Previously, he was a Climenko Fellow and Law Lecturer at Harvard Law School.

Moreover, Deacon worked at Jones Day and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he was in charge of telecommunications and Internet regulation, data-breach response, bankruptcy, and other matters.

Furthermore, he has appeared in publications such as the Yale Law Journal, Columbia Law Review, Virginia Law Review, and Administrative Law Review.

Leah Litman and Daniel Deacon have a massive net worth 

The couple may have earned a large sum of money together as professors. Litman’s net worth as of 2022 is $5 million. Similarly, beginning in 2020, hr.umich revealed the salary of a Michigan faculty member, with Litman earning 174,000 per year. We assume her earnings have since increased.

Litman was named Assistant Professor of the Year at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, in 2019. Later in 2021, students at Michigan Law presented her with the L. Hart Wright Teaching Award.

Deacon, like Litman, has a million-dollar net worth. According to the University of Michigan, he has extensive experience representing clients before the Federal Communications Commission and the federal judiciary at all three levels.

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