Professor Schneider received her B.A. from Stanford and her JD from Yale Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of Law and Humanities, and Note Editor for the Yale Law Journal. She clerked for the Honorable Sandra Lynch, United States Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. She received her Ph.D. in History from Yale University in 2004; her dissertation earned her the Hans Gatzke Prize from the Yale University History department for the outstanding dissertation in a field of European history. Her subjects while at Iowa Law were Professional Responsibility, American and British legal history, History of Crime & Punishment seminar, and History of the Legal Profession seminar.