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Warner, Harjani Named to General Counsel Positions

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September 15, 2004

Scott L. Warner has been promoted to associate general counsel in the Office of General Counsel and Priya Jenveja Harjani has joined the office as assistant general counsel.

The appointments were announced by Thomas G. Cline, vice president and general counsel.

Warner joined the office as assistant general counsel in February 2002. His responsibilities have included student affairs, litigation, contracts, regulatory matters and athletics. 

After earning an undergraduate degree and a law degree cum laude from the University of Michigan, Warner was a judicial clerk for the Hon. Jay C. Waldman, Eastern District of Pennsylvania.  Following his clerkship, he was an associate at Sidley Austin Brown & Wood for five years before joining Northwestern. 

Harjani’s assignments include labor and employment law and litigation as well as regulatory and research compliance, contracts and community relations. She previously was an attorney at Gardner Carton & Douglas where she concentrated in commercial litigation and represented the University in its Northeast Evanston Historic District lawsuit against the City of Evanston.

She earned a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a law degree from Northwestern University.