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New university legal counsel named

Washburn University President Jerry Farley announces the appointment of Marc B. Fried as university legal counsel.

Fried comes to Washburn from St. Louis (Mo.) Community College, where he served as general counsel.  Fried’s previous posts have included associate at Armstrong Teasdale LLP and county counselor and first assistant in the prosecuting attorney’s office, Jefferson County, Mo.

“We are delighted a person with this level of background and talent would choose to serve at Washburn University,” said Jerry B. Farley, president of Washburn.

He received a juris doctor from the Washington University School of Law and a bachelor of science in accounting and business administration from the University of Kansas.

Fried’s community involvement includes Leadership St. Louis, co-host of Bridges Across Racial Polarization group and president of the Kirkwood (Mo.) Lions Club.

Fried and his wife, Camille, grew up in the Shawnee Mission area and met at the University of Kansas.

He will begin his new position June 1.


 Contact: Dena Anson, university relations, 785.670.1711