Angela P. Maxam

University Counsel
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Angela joined the Office of the General Counsel in 2016. She provides legal counsel to University clients in a variety of areas, including labor and employment, disability accommodation and accessibility, student affairs, political activity, and privacy. In these areas, she also provides legal advice with respect to business transactions, contracting issues, and policy development. She also supervises litigation arising in these areas. 

Angela partners with the Office of Human Resources to co-teach the Legal Aspects of Supervision course, which provides the legal and human resources view on core management functions, including the hiring process, performance management, coaching, and handling disability and discrimination matters. Angela is a fellow at Forbes College. She regularly supports and has served as a staff fellow to the Scholars Institute Fellows Program (SIFP), which offers mentorship and academic enrichment to students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. She is also actively involved in the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA).

Prior to coming to Princeton, Angela was counsel in the Houston office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., where she focused on employment litigation and counseling. Angela received her B.B.A. in accounting and J.D., with honors, from the University of Texas at Austin. After law school, Angela clerked for the Honorable Sam A. Lindsay of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.