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  • Bios

  • Junea Williams-Edmund


    Junea Williams-Edmund was appointed interim senior vice president and general counsel for The New School in June 2022. She joined the university in 2019 as associate general counsel and later served as deputy general counsel. With nearly 20 years of legal experience in higher education and private practice, Junea specializes in issues related to employment and labor law, compliance, student affairs, Title IX, internal investigations, immigration, and general litigation. Junea has served as lead counsel to the university in labor arbitrations and in matters before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the New York State Division of Human Rights, and the New York City Commission on Human Rights. She has held leadership positions at Barnard College, Columbia University, and Montclair State University. Junea also worked in private practice at law firms in New York City and New Jersey, where she represented clients on a variety of employment and commercial law matters. She earned her BA in History, cum laude, from Barnard College, and received her JD from New York University School of Law. Junea is currently vice chair of the Committee on Legal Resources for the National Association for College and University Attorneys (NACUA) and has presented at NACUA conferences and webinars on a range of topics pertinent to higher education practitioners.

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    Office of the General Counsel
    66 W. 12th Street,
    New York, NY 10011
    Phone: 212.229.5432
    Email: [email protected]

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