Mary L. Herrington, J.D.
Mary L. Herrington, Assistant Director of Career Advising
Mary L. Herrington is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was editor of the Journal of International Law and elected to the Council of Student Representatives. Mary also holds an A.B. from Columbia University, Columbia College, a year of which she spent studying at the University of Cambridge. She began her legal career as a corporate lawyer in the London offices of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, practicing in the areas of cross-border capital markets, leveraged finance, mergers and acquisitions, and financing. In addition to her experience in corporate transactional law, Mary also brings entrepreneurial experience as a founder of two media and event production companies in London and as a solo practicing attorney providing outside general counsel legal services in New York.
In her 15+ years combined experience in corporate law, entrepreneurship, and media, Mary has spoken at conferences on myriad topics including professional development for young alumni, career alternatives from a traditional background, business law for creative entrepreneurs, and essential legal protections for start-ups. Each year, Mary also interviews applicants to Columbia College as an alumni representative and she is also an active member of Columbia College Women.
Mary grew up in Michigan, North Carolina, and Missouri and lived in London for 8 years. She now resides in Brooklyn.
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