Maya Kobersy

Associate General Counsel


Telephone: (734) 764-0304
Fax: (734) 763-5648
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Secretary: Jennifer Traver
Telephone: (734) 615-6875

1109 Geddes Avenue
Ruthven Building, Suite 2300
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1079

Primary Practice Areas

  • Affirmative Action and Diversity
  • Election Law
  • Privacy
  • Research and Research Misconduct
  • University Logo Issues
  • In-State Tuition Guidelines for Students

Maya Kobersy’s primary practice areas include affirmative action and diversity, election law, privacy, research and research misconduct, University logo issues, and in-state tuition guidelines for students. Maya is the OGC liaison to the Institutional Review Board-Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences. She also serves on a number of University committees and is an active member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys​. She has presented at University, state, and national conferences on issues relating to diversity, human subjects research, election law, Title IX, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and employment compensation, among other topics.

Prior to joining the Office of the Vice President and General Counsel in 2005, Maya worked in the Education Group of Hogan & Hartson, L.L.P. (now Hogan Lovells), where she advised clients on numerous K-12, higher education, and civil rights issues. She received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an Executive Editor of the Harvard Law Review and a finalist and oralist in the Ames Moot Court Competition. In recognition of her work to help ensure that Americans with limited English proficiency have meaningful access to federal and federally funded programs, Maya received the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund’s Excellence in the Legal Profession Award in 2002 and the National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium’s Distinguished Service Award in 2003.