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Professor Bill Corbett elected Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers

A photo of a man wearing a suit and tie standing by a podiumLouisiana Judicial College Faculty Advisor William R. Corbett, Frank L. Maraist Professor of Law and Wex S. Malone Professor of Law at LSU School of Law, was named a 2018 Fellow by the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers.

Fellows of the College, elected by their peers, are eminent members of the labor and employment community who promote achievement, advancement and excellence in the practice by setting standards of professionalism and civility, by sharing their experience and knowledge, and by acting as a resource for academia, the government, the judiciary and the community at large.

“Professor Corbett being named as a Fellow is a tribute to his hard work and dedication to the teaching profession and a recognition that his scholarship is respected nationally,” said Louisiana Supreme Court Justice John L. Weimer, Co‐chair of the Louisiana Judicial College. “The Judicial College is grateful for his contributions to the continuing education of judges.”

“Bill Corbett is a wonderful and dedicated teacher and an accomplished scholar. His expertise and reputation in labor and employment law are one of the great strengths of the LSU Law Center,” said Thomas C. Galligan, Jr., Dean and Professor of Law, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. “We are very proud of his most deserving election to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.”

About William R. Corbett

After practicing in Birmingham, Alabama with Burr & Forman, Professor Corbett joined the law faculty of the LSU Law Center in 1991. He has served as a visiting faculty member at two law schools: William & Mary in the spring of 1996, and the University of Georgia in the fall of 2004. He served as Interim Vice Chancellor and then Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the LSU Law Center May 1997 to January 2000. Professor Corbett served as Executive Director of the Louisiana Judicial College from 1998‐2000. He has served as Executive Director of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel since January 2001 and Faculty Advisor of the Louisiana Judicial College since October 2016.

About the Judicial College

The Louisiana Judicial College, under the auspices of the Supreme Court, delivers continuing legal education to judges throughout the state. The College provides high quality, comprehensive, and relevant professional development and training in order to ensure the timely, fair, impartial, and efficient administration of justice for all citizens of Louisiana.