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Lori E. Fox, General Counsel

Lori E. Fox, a New York native with broad experience in higher education law, became General Counsel for Teachers College in February. Fox had previously served as Deputy General Counsel to the J. Paul Getty Trust, an international arts institution based in Los Angeles; as Associate General Counsel at Washington University in St. Louis; and as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. Fox is a member of the Bar in New York, the District of Columbia and California.

Fox earned her undergraduate degree at Yale University and her law degree at New York University Law School, where she made Law Review and the Order of the Coif, an honor society. She served as a federal judicial law clerk and was a Washington, DC, litigator before turning to the non-profit world. Fox’s undergraduate studies included coursework on education policy, and she spent her junior year at the U. S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. In 1980 and 1981, she worked as a research associate on an academic study of the creation and implementation of the Department of Education.