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Marcy Smorey-Giger

Adjunct Professor of Law
marcysmorey@gmail.com

Marcy Smorey-Giger is an Alumna of Duquesne University School of Law.  In
addition, she received her Master of Science degree from the Bayer School of
Natural and Environmental Science at Duquesne University, and she obtained
her Bachelor of Science degree from Westminster College.  Marcy has worked
within in-house corporate law departments for her entire legal career with
her most recent position as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for
DynaVox Inc., the leading U.S. provider of speech generating devices and
symbol-adapted special education software used to assist individuals in
overcoming their speech, language and learning challenges.  

For Marcy's role as General Counsel to a company, she oversees all of the
business's legal and compliance matters, as well as, corporate governance.
With more than 20 years of legal and business experience, Marcy's expertise
as a legal business partner encompasses corporate, operations, governance,
compliance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and
litigation management.  Prior to joining DynaVox Inc., Marcy was the
Corporate Counsel and Secretary of WESCO International, Inc., a Fortune 500
and NYSE-listed company.

Sharing her experiences as in-house counsel is meaningful to Marcy which has
led her to serve on the Board of Directors and Chair Membership for the
Association of Corporate Counsel, Western Pennsylvania, as well as, teach as
adjunct faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Duquesne
University School of Law.  Marcy teaches Corporate and Business Law and
co-teaches a course regarding the unique role of in-house counsel.

Education
Degree: 
JD, Duquesne University School of Law
Degree: 
MS, Duquesne University
Degree: 
BS, Westminster College