Delores Mayer

Delores Mayer

1953 - 2023


Room 3382

Delores Mayer

  • Biography

    Delores Mayer is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame School of Law where she was staff member of the Journal of College and University Law. She also holds a Ph.D. in Rhetorical and Composition Theory from Wayne State University as well a master's in English Literature from Oakland University and a bachelor's in English and Journalism from Wayne State University. In addition to serving as Wayne Law’s Legal Writing Specialist, Mayer teaches Legal Research and Writing and Employment Law.

    Mayer has more than 15 years of litigation experience representing business owners and small corporations in Michigan and New Mexico on an array of matters including contracts, labor and employment, trademark infringement and franchise disputes. She also has nearly five years of experience as a prosecutor. Prior to entering the practice of law, she was an associate professor of English and director of the Undergraduate Writing Program at Northern Arizona University. She was also the assistant director of Freshman English at the University of Michigan.

    Mayer has been a very active member of the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA). She has served as the chair of the OCBA Employment Law Committee and is a frequent contributor of articles to the OCBA Laches magazine on employment law topics such as the “Intersection of the FMLA and ADA” and “Pros and Cons: Hiring Ex-Offenders.” She also writes a monthly column called “Legally Write” on topics such as “Pause and Effect: The Abused and Misused Comma.”

  • Degrees and Certifications

    Ph.D., Wayne State University
    J.D., University of Notre Dame School of Law
    M.A., Oakland University
    B.A., Wayne State University

  • Courses Taught
    Employment Discrimination MSL Class (Employment Law II) MSL Class (Employee Benefits I) MSL Class (Capstone Experience) MSL Class (Employment Law for Human Resources I) MSL Class (Employment Discrimination) Legal Research & Writing Employment Law U.S. Legal Skills for Foreign Law Students Survey of the United States Legal System
  • Courses taught by Delores Mayer