Executive Search: Law School Dean


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A thoughtful, strategic search process is currently underway for the next dean of Emory University's School of Law.

School of Law | Dean Search

Search Advisory Committee
NameTitle
Erika James, Committee ChairJohn H. Harland Dean and Professor of Organization and Management | Goizueta Business School
Margo A. BagleyAsa Griggs Candler Professor of Law and Alumna, Class of 1996 | School of Law
Laurie R. BlankClinical Professor of Law and Director of International Humanitarian Law Clinic | School of Law
Nicole ElmurrStudent, Class of 2019 | School of Law
President, Student Bar Association
Isabel GarciaPartner | Piedmont Law Group of Garcia and Benkert LLC
Alumna, Class of 1999 | School of Law
Andra GillespieAssociate Professor of Political Science and Director of the James Weldon Johnson Institute | Emory College of Arts and Sciences
Jonathan K. LayneEmory University Board of Trustees
Partner | Gibson, Dunn, and Crutcher
Alumnus, Class of 1979 | Goizueta Business School and School of Law
Michael J. PerryRobert W. Woodruff Professor of Law | School of Law
Rafael I. PardoRobert T. Thompson Professor of Law | School of Law
Ethan RosenzweigAssociate Dean, Enrollment Management and Student Services and Alumnus, Class of 2002 | School of Law
Teemu RuskolaJonas Robitscher Professor of Law | School of Law
Stephen D. SencerSenior Vice President and General Counsel | Emory University
Liza VertinskyAssociate Professor of Law | School of Law

Advisers to Search Advisory Committee
NameTitle
Peter BarnesVice President for Human Resources
Theresa MilazzoAssociate Vice President, Human Resources

Internal Search Consultant
NameTitle
Mearah Quinn-BraunerAssistant Vice Provost and Deputy Chief of Staff | Office of the Provost

Committee Search Administrator
NameTitle
Lynn MageeEmployee Operations Manager | Office of the Provost

Witt/Kieffer Executive Search Firm
NameTitle
John K. ThornburghSenior Partner | Witt/Kieffer
Werner BoelSenior Partner and Practice Leader, Legal Services | Witt/Kieffer

If you have questions about the search process, please contact:

  • Lynn Magee | Employee Operations Manager, Office of the Provost