After the public records about her dealings with former Duck football coach and Athletic Director Mike Bellotti became public, the Oregon DOJ’s David Leith and Keith Dubanevich investigated and found that UO General Counsel Melinda Grier had provided “deficient legal representation” to UO. The investigation cost UO about $50K. President Lariviere immediately fired Grier as GC, and made her work off the rest of her contract as an adjunct law professor. Jeff Manning had the story:
Grier later had a very short stint at Hirschfeld Kraemer, as a Title IX consultant.
But no bad deed goes unrewarded. Now Grier is pulling down +$250K (a guess based on previous IRS 990 reports) at the National Association of College and University Attorneys, “here to serve you and assist you in your daily practice”: