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Kristine Zayko

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NameKristine  Zayko
TitleDeputy General Counsel

Staff Profile:

Kristine Zayko is Deputy General Counsel at Michigan State University, where she practices primarily in the areas of faculty / academic staff employment matters and student affairs.  Kristine also provides advice on a wide range of legal and policy issues relating to athletics, conflict of interest, academic governance, institutional policy development, alcohol/drug use issues, privacy, disability, and civil rights laws.  Kristine is a frequent speaker on legal topics affecting institutions of higher education.

Prior to joining the Office of the General Counsel in 1998, Kristine was a labor and employment attorney in private practice in Chicago, Illinois and Lansing, Michigan.  Kristine received her B.A. summa cum laude from the Honors College at Michigan State University and her law degree cum laude from the University of Michigan.

Contact Information
Main Office: 517-353-3530
Fax: 517-432-3950
Email: zayko@msu.edu

Assistant
Lisa Bila
Executive Assistant/Supervisor
517-353-1810
bila@msu.edu