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Wayne Law strengthens career resources for students and alumni with new Director of Employer Development

February 03, 2010

DETROIT (Feb. 3, 2010) – The Wayne State University Law School Career Services Office is pleased to welcome Kathy Fox as the new Director of Employer Development. In this capacity, Fox will work to develop and execute a plan to create new employment opportunities for Wayne Law students and alumni.

Specifically, Fox is charged with conducting employer visits, consulting and advising employers on more effective recruiting efforts, analyzing law firm hiring practices, and advertising the Law School’s recruitment programs to employers both inside the state of Michigan and throughout the nation. She will also be available to meet with students for advising appointments and drop-ins.

Fox brings to Wayne Law a wealth of experience in the law school career services area, with eight years of experience handling employer development. Prior to her work in career services, Fox practiced law and worked as a judicial law clerk.

"We're thrilled to have a career professional who is dedicated to creating new and exciting opportunities for Wayne Law students and alumni,” said Assistant Dean of Career Services Krystal Gardner. “Kathy is already leveraging her many connections in the legal community to provide in-state and out-of-state job opportunities for students and graduates."

“I’m delighted to join the Wayne Law community,” Fox said. “Wayne Law has an excellent reputation in the legal community. I look forward to developing new career strategies that will benefit students, alumni and employers for years to come.”

She is a graduate of Hamline University School of Law and also has an MBA from The University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business. She is a native of Milwaukee, Wis. and currently lives in Walled Lake, Mich.

About Wayne Law
Wayne State University Law School has educated and served the Detroit metropolitan area since its inception as Detroit City Law School in 1927. Located at 471 West Palmer Street in Detroit’s re-energized historic cultural center, the Law School remains committed to student success and features modern lecture and court facilities, multi-media classrooms, a 250-seat auditorium, and the Arthur Neef Law Library, which houses one of the nation's 30 largest legal collections. Taught by an internationally recognized and expert faculty, Wayne Law students experience a high-quality legal education via a growing array of hands-on curricular offerings, client clinics, and access to well over 100 internships with local and non-profit entities each year. Its 11,000 living alumni, who work in every state of the nation and more than a dozen foreign countries, are experts in their disciplines and include leading members of the local, national and international legal communities. Visit Wayne Law online at law.wayne.edu.

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