Dahlia Lithwick Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 Feb, 2019
Facts of Dahlia Lithwick
Date of Birth: 1968
Birth Nation: Canada
Name Dahlia Lithwick
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Religion Judaism
Ethnicity Mixed
Profession Journalist, Writer
Education J.D from Stanford University, B.A. degree in English from Yale University
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Journalism may not be the most pompous job on the planet but Dahlia Lithwick brings a certain charm and charisma to the job which has made her a famous name amongst people. The decorated writer and journalist is also known for her debating skills. She was honored by the Online News Association for her excellent work as an online commentator in 2001.

Early Life And Bio Of Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick was born in 1968 into a Jewish family in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She belongs to Mixed ethnicity and is a Canadian by nationality.

CAPTION: A professionally shot photo of Dahlia. SOURCE: The Chautauquan Daily

She spent her childhood in Ottawa and later moved to the US to study at Yale University. She graduated from the University in 1990 with a B.A. degree in English. She debated as a member of the Yale Debate Association on the American Parliamentary Debate Association.

Later, Lithwick joined Stanford University to study law. She graduated with a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree in 1996.

Dahlia Lithwick’s Career

Dahlia Lithwick started her career after graduating from law school working in a family law firm located in Reno, Nevada, USA.

Then in 1996, she worked as a clerk for Judge Procter Hug who was working in United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Then she appeared regularly on The Al Franken Show as a guest.

The following video is an interview of Dahlia Lithwick with the iconic comedian Jon Stewart.

She also writes columns for The New York Times as a guest columnist. Similarly, she is Slate’s legal correspondent and provides summaries on the cases fought in the US Supreme Court. Lithwick joined Slate as a freelancer in 1999.

She is also a political commentator. She once urged then POTUS Barack Obama to nominate "some cross between Rachel Maddow and Emma Goldman."

Notably, she has written articles for esteemed organizations like The New Republic, The American Prospect, ELLE, The Ottawa Citizen, and The Washington Post.

Dahlia Lithwick’s Net Worth

Lithwick is a very well regarded journalist and writer, her net worth and actual income are still missing from the media. Her career spans more than 22 years as of 2019 but there is no information about her net worth in the tabloids.

The average journalist earns around $43,640 according to Poynter and writers earn around $55,420 per year on average as per data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Dahlia Lithwick’s Personal Life

Dahlia Lithwick prefers to keep her love life a secret from the media and public. Due to the lack of information and news on her partner, we can assume that she is single and not married as of February 2019. She maintains a low-key personality and usually remains under the radar when it comes to relationships. She hasn't revealed her personal life to the media yet, however, we hope she would share her personal life and information regarding her relationship status to the media.

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