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

Dates and locations will be made available soon. We hope that you will attend and be part of the process.

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