Cameron Day

Staff Representative at Council 31 at American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees

2015 | Chicago, IL

University of Georgia | History

“I wouldn't trade the MSU Law experience for anything.”

“I wouldn't trade the MSU Law experience for anything,” said Cameron Day. “MSU Law is on a Big Ten Campus.  We have the potential to be a part of Detroit's rebirth, it’s a great community, and there are wonderful friendships here.”

Cameron pursued his interests at MSU Law by participating in the Immigration Clinic. “It was a lot of work but an unbelievably rewarding experience. We had great professors in Veronica Thronson and Lauren Aronson. I enjoyed the work and received great practical skills,” he said.

Now, Cameron works as a Staff Representative with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in Chicago. Cameron represents clients in alternative dispute resolution, union contracts, and grievance matters. “Being able to assist working and middle class people is such an honor,” He said. “My MSU Law education provides me the opportunity to help many of the most hardworking men and women in Chicago and beyond. For that, I am incredibly grateful.”

Cameron attributes his success to the labor and employment law program and Professor Mary Bedikian. “Professor Mary Bedikian is one of the top alternative dispute resolution professors in the Midwest, if not the country,” he said. “She really encouraged me to better understand ADR. Her classes were the perfect mixture of traditional legal study and skills development.”

MSU Law’s Career Services Office also helped Cameron reach his goals of becoming a labor attorney by helping him find summer employment in his field. He emphasized that the strength about MSU Law is the longevity of relationships. “The professors at MSU Law really care about your success, not only in their classroom, but as you seek professional employment,” he said.