Duquesne University School of Law

Marcy Smorey-Giger, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty

E-Mail Address: smoreygigerm@duq.edu

Education: J.D., Duquesne University School of Law
M.S., Duquesne University
B.S., Westminster College

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.

Smorey-Giger 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.

As general counsel, 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, Smorey-Giger'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., she 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 Smorey-Giger, leading her to serve on the board of directors and treasurer for the Association of Corporate Counsel of Western Pennsylvania, as well as teach as adjunct faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and Duquesne University School of Law.  Smorey-Giger teaches Corporate and Business Law and co-teaches a course regarding the unique role of in-house counsel for the modern corporation.

 

School of Law

  • In-House Counsel in Modern Corporations

Paralegal Institute

  • Corporate and Business Law

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