Charisse L. Heath
Assistant Dean, Academic Success & Bar Preparation
- J.D. Yale University '83
- B.A. Yale University '80
Ms. Heath graduated with honors from Yale University (with a major in political science) in 1980 and from Yale Law School in 1983. She has a broad range of corporate and commercial legal experience having worked with the law firms of Reavis & McGrath and Zimet, Haines, Moss and Friedman in New York, New York; Ciba-Geigy Corporation (now known as Novartis Corporation), a multinational chemical and pharmaceutical company located in New Jersey and headquartered in Switzerland; the Detroit Medical Center; and GMAC LLC (now known as Ally Financial Inc.). Ms. Heath taught Secured Transactions, Commercial Transactions, and Food and Drug Law at Saint Louis University School of Law in St. Louis, Missouri. She taught Contracts, Secured Transactions, and Sales Law at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She is now happy to be counseling students in the Academic Success and Bar Preparation department at Detroit Mercy Law.