Elyse’s higher education began at Michigan State University, where she graduated with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and an additional major in Sociology. While attending Michigan State University, she was an active member in Alpha Phi Sigma, honors society for criminal justice students. After graduation, Elyse began her studies at Wayne State University Law School, where she received her Juris Doctor, graduating cum laude in 2017.
During her time at Wayne Law, Elyse interned as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Gerald Rosen of the Eastern District of Michigan, after interning for the Honorable Kirsten Frank Kelly of the First District Court for the Michigan Court of Appeals. She also worked as a research assistant to Professor Eric Zacks following her first year. During law school, Elyse served as the Managing Editor of the Wayne Law Journal of Business, for its inaugural year.
She worked in a variety of law clerk positions throughout her time in law school, including a summer at a boutique business law firm in Royal Oak, where she worked on contract disputes, employment issues, and general business matters. She also interned for Wayne County Corporation Counsel, conducting research for the litigation and employment law departments.
Michigan State University, 2014
Majored in Criminal Justice
Additional Major in Sociology
Wayne State University Law School, 2017
Graduated cum laude, top 10% of class
Silver Key Award for Academic Excellence
Bronze Key Award for Academic Excellence
Managing Editor, Wayne Law Journal of Business
Article Editor, Journal of Law in Society
Previous Legal Jobs:
Research Assistant, Wayne State University Law School
Wayne County Corporation Counsel, law clerk
Fischer, Garon, Hoyumpa & Rancilio, law clerk
Tomkiw Mackewich, law clerk
Alexander & Angelas, PC