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Marcia L. McCormick, J.D.

William C. Wefel Center for Employment Law

Courses Taught

Criminal Law, Employment Discrimination, Federal Courts, International & Comparative Employment Law, Seminar: Gender and Culture


B.A., Grinnell College, 1989
J.D., University of Iowa College of Law, 1993

McCormick earned her B.A. from Grinnell College and is an honors graduate of the University of Iowa School of Law. During law school, she was the managing editor of the Iowa Law Review and was named the Outstanding Woman Law Graduate.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Federal Courts
  • Gender and the Law

Research Interests

McCormick's scholarship has explored the areas of employment and labor law, federal courts, as well as gender and the law.

Publications and Media Placements

A prolific blogger, McCormick is a co-editor and contributor to the Workplace Prof Blog, which provides daily information on developments in the law of the workplace and scholarship about it.

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Community Work and Service

Marcia L. McCormick joined the SLU LAW faculty as an associate professor in 2009.

McCormick began her legal career as a staff attorney with the International Human Rights Law Institute, where she directed analysis and research of allegations of sexual violence committed during the war in what was formerly known as Yugoslavia. She then went to the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, in which she litigated civil appeals in state and federal courts. She left the Illinois Attorney General’s Office to join the faculty at Chicago-Kent College of Law at the Illinois Institute of Technology. McCormick then moved on to Cumberland Law School at Samford University, before coming to SLU LAW.