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WSSU legal counsel named to ECU's 40 Under Forty list

Ivey Brown, Winston-Salem State University’s chief legal counsel, has been named to the 2018 class of East Carolina University’s 40 Under Forty Leadership Awards. 

Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in English and communications from ECU. He also holds a juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from WSSU. Brown was named WSSU’s chief legal counsel in 2017. Prior to that, he served as WSSU’s assistant legal counsel from 2006-16.

He will be recognized at a banquet at ECU on March 24.

In addition to his other duties, he was responsible for leading a team of legal professionals in reviewing the university’s policies and updating and streamlining departmental procedures. Additionally, he and his team created Winston-Salem Elite Lawyers in Training (W.E. LIT), an internship program for WSSU students interested in pursuing a career in law.  

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