Legal Writing Specialist and Adjunct Professor, Wayne State University Law School
Delores Mayer is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame School of Law where she was staff member of the Journal of College and University Law. She also holds a Ph.D. in Rhetorical and Composition Theory from Wayne State University as well a master’s in English Literature from Oakland University and a bachelor’s in English and Journalism from Wayne State University.
Mayer has more than 15 years of litigation experience representing business owners and small corporations in Michigan and New Mexico on an array of matters including contracts, labor and employment, trademark infringement and franchise disputes. She also has nearly five years of experience as a prosecutor. Prior to entering the practice of law, she was an associate professor of English and director of the Undergraduate Writing Program at Northern Arizona University. She was also the assistant director of Freshman English at the University of Michigan.
Mayer has been a very active member of the Oakland County Bar Association (OCBA). She has served as the chair of the OCBA Employment Law Committee and is a frequent contributor of articles to the OCBA Laches magazine on employment law topics such as the “Intersection of the FMLA and ADA” and “Pros and Cons: Hiring Ex-Offenders.” She also writes a monthly column called “Legally Write” on topics such as “Pause and Effect: The Abused and Misused Comma.”
Ph.D. Wayne State University
J.D. University of Notre Dame School of Law
M.A. Oakland University
B.A. Wayne State University