Penn State
Lewis Katz Building, University Park, PA
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Faculty Leadership

The clinic is directed by Professor Michele Vollmer, former senior counsel in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where she was responsible for conducting all facets of complex financial fraud and insider trading investigations and litigation, including high profile investigations of Waste Management Corp., and Enron Corp. Professor Vollmer also worked as a senior counsel in the General Counsel's Office of the SEC handling EEOC, appellate, and litigation matters, and as a partner in a law firm handling commercial litigation matters.

Professor Michael Foreman, director of clinics and experiential learning and director of the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, also works closely with the Veterans and Servicemembers Clinic providing expertise on appellate and policy matters. Professor Foreman is the immediate past deputy director of legal programs for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Law in Washington, D.C., where he was responsible for supervising all litigation in employment discrimination, housing, education, voting rights, and environmental justice areas.​

 

Professor Vollmer is accredited to represent veterans from the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.