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.