Law Students

Cooley Law School Paid Close to $1 Million in Legal Services in One Year
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Summary: The Thomas M. Cooley Law School paid close to $1 million in one calendar year for legal services stemming from two lawsuits it filed. 

Earlier this month, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School released its new brand after reaching an agreement with Western Michigan University, according to The Am Law Daily.

  
What
Where


The school, which is a registered nonprofit, will call itself the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

The new branding of the school comes after it dealt with some troubles involving lawsuits. Two lawsuits filed by Cooley Law against plaintiffs lawyers were dismissed in July. The lawsuits stemmed from statements posted on the internet asking for information so class actions could be filed by former students of the school for misrepresenting employment numbers of graduates.

In the litigation, Cooley Law was represented by Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone. The school paid $997,724 for legal services during the calendar year from September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




In 2010, the school paid $1.5 million for a sponsorship of a minor league baseball stadium in Lansing.

Despite all of this, the enrollment at the school has continued to drop.



The law school recently decreased the number of professors on the payroll and set a limit for the number of first-year law students at the campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The school operates five campuses in Florida and Michigan.

 



 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Junior Litigation Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client, a Chambers ranked law firm, is actively seeking associates to join our ...

Apply Now

Investment Funds Attorney

USA-NY-New York City

New York City office of our client is seeking a mid-level attorney with hedge fund, private equity, ...

Apply Now

Intellectual property litigation attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco AmLaw office is seeking an intellectual property litigation attorney with 2-5 years of...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Office Manager / Executive Assistant

USA-CO-Louisville

Fast-paced Louisville law firm is seeking a full-time Office Manager / Executive Assistant. This is ...

Apply now

Litigation Paralegal

USA-CT-New Haven

Eight-lawyer litigation law firm that focuses on employment, personal injury and worker’s comp...

Apply now

Paralegal

USA-UT-Salt Lake City

Paralegal Full-time position with well established small firm in Cottonwood Heights area of Salt ...

Apply now

Legal Assistant

USA-FL-Coral Gables

Growing law firm in downtown Coral Gables looking for a full-time legal assistant. Legal experience ...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top