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GREENSBORO, N.C.—Elon University has appointed highly regarded attorney and legal scholar Luke Bierman as Dean of the Elon School of Law. Womble Carlyle attorney Ellen Gregg, a member of the Elon University Law School Advisory Board that helped bring Bierman to the university, joined Elon President Leo Lambert in making the announcement at a January 13th press conference.
Bierman comes to Elon from Northeastern University, where he serves as Associate Dean. He previously served as General Counsel for the Office of the New York State Comptroller and was Executive Director of the Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University.
“Luke Bierman is uniquely qualified to be the next dean and to continue the mission of Elon Law. His skills and perspective ideally suit him to envision and implement new strategic ventures and high-value learning programs at Elon University School of Law,” Gregg said.
Click here for a video of Ellen Gregg discussing Luke Bierman.
Ellen Gregg is an accomplished trial lawyer who has litigated cases at all levels of state and federal courts. Ellen brings this experience to bear in her role as Practice Team Leader to the Firm’s Case Management Facility (CMF), which was established in 1997 to assist in-house and outside trial counsel with management of mass tort litigation. A high tech legal knowledge management system and central clearinghouse, the CMF creates and administers virtual law firms nationwide, allowing in-house, national and local counsel in multiple jurisdictions to communicate with each other in real time in a secure environment, to electronically and instantly access all work product, and to reduce costs.