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Ellen M. Babbitt concentrates in the area of higher education law, representing colleges and universities in tenure disputes, discrimination cases, government investigations, program and school closures, and other sensitive matters. She has authored numerous articles on program closure, accommodating students with disabilities, and best practices in designing EEO compliance programs for college campuses.


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    26 years

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Babbitt, Land, Silverstein & Warner LLP

332 South Michigan Avenue
Suite 710
Chicago, IL, 60604-4467


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law198105/11/2016
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Phi Beta KappaMember1977 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionMemberN/A
National Association of College and University AttorneysAssociate Individual Member1996 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Journal of College and University LawThe "Quiet Revolution" in Employment Law2006
NACUA Compendium, 2004 (edited second edition)Accommodating Students with Learning and Emotional Disabilities2004
Journal of College and University LawRetrenchment2003
NACUA Compendium, 2002 (edited second edition)Academic Program Closures: A Legal Compendium2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Vanderbilt UniversityN/AB.A., magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa1977