Associate General Counsel
Jack Bernard has been with the General Counsel’s Office since 1999. His primary areas of responsibility include intellectual property, academic freedom and speech, privacy, security, computing and cyberlaw, media rights, student rights, affiliation agreements, and disability law.
During the 11 years prior to this work, he had been an academic administrator and/or instructor at Macalester College, Saga Daigaku, and the University of Michigan. He teaches at University of Michigan’s Schools of Law, Education, and Information, as well as at the Ford School of Public Policy. He is currently chair of the University of Michigan’s Council for Disability Concerns.
In 2009, he received the American Library Association’s “L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award” as well as the First Decade Award from the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He has also been a Spence Fellow and a researcher at the National Center for Postsecondary Improvement. He received his J. D. from the University of Michigan Law School and Master’s in Higher Education from the University’s Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education. Jack studied neuroscience at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN.
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