The Students Have Become the Teachers

Female professor lecturing

Three alumni now work alongside and provide counsel to their former professor, Alicia Davis, a professor of law who also serves as the Lear Corporation’s chief strategy officer.

A Legacy of Bad Deeds

Dotting some of the lawns are signs that reflect the progressive politics of residents: “Hate Has No Home Here,” reads one; “Black Lives Matter,” reads another.

Students in the Civil Rights Litigation Clinic are helping Ann Arbor-area residents repeal racist language from their housing deeds and covenants.

In-house on Campus

Entrance of Michigan Stadium

Tim Lynch manages the legal needs of a large, complicated, world-renowned university, and oversees a staff of more than 40 staff, including 27 attorneys.

The Problem-Solving Linchpin

The Law Library in the early morning hours during a Day in the Life of the University of Michigan.

How the role of general counsel has evolved from a narrow legal resource within an organization to a C-suite position at the center of its creative problem solving.