MSU College of Law News

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November 14, 2007

CONTACT: KATIE GALLAGHER
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PROFESSOR ROBERT McCORMICK HONORED WITH INDUCTION INTO THE COLLEGE OF LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS

EAST LANSING, MI – Michigan State University College of Law Professor Robert A. McCormick was inducted as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers for its Class of 2007. Professor McCormick was honored with the induction at the College’s 11th Annual Induction Dinner in Philadelphia on November 10, 2007.

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers is the foremost organization in the United States for leading lawyers in the practice of labor and employment law. The College admits as Fellows "those who by long and outstanding service have distinguished themselves as leaders" in the field.

Professor McCormick was recognized for more than 30 years of academic and professional contributions in the area of labor law. Fellows are elected by the Board of Governors upon a finding that a nominee "meets the highest standards of the profession."

“The Law College congratulates Professor McCormick not only for his outstanding scholarship and practice in the labor law field, but also for his induction into such an esteemed group of labor and employment lawyers,” says Senior Associate Dean Cynthia Lee Starnes.

Also a College Fellow is MSU Law Adjunct Professor George Roumell, Esquire. With Professor McCormick’s induction, this makes MSU College of Law one of the only law schools in the country with more than one professor who is a Fellow.

MSU College of Law was in founded in 1891 and is a private institution of higher learning devoted exclusively to professional education in law. The Law College is one of only a few private law schools to be affiliated with a research university, enabling it to provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary legal education program. Classes offered in its state-of-the-art facilities provide students the benefits of a Big Ten campus while maintaining the small school culture. Its 2006 graduates achieved a 93 percent bar examination passage rate and the Law College’s Intellectual Property and Communications Law Program falls in the nation’s top-20 according to U.S. News & World Report. The Law College is one of the oldest continuously operating independent law colleges in the nation. For more information about the Law College, visit www.law.msu.edu.

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