Marissa Pollick

Marissa Pollick

About

Marissa Pollick is a Sport Management lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology, and a practicing attorney. She received her JD from the University of Michigan Law School and teaches courses in sports law, race and gender discrimination in sport, and sport and public policy.

As an undergraduate and 4-year varsity letter-winner at U-M, Pollick was among the first women to receive the Block "M" and an athletic scholarship. She pursued a career in law, specializing in civil rights litigation, employment law, and Title IX. She currently works with coaches, administrators, and universities across the country in the areas of Title IX athletic compliance, sexual assault and abuse investigations, and gender equity training and education. Pollick is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan.

Areas of interest

Labor and employment law, Title IX investigations and compliance, and civil rights litigation

Contact

Marissa
Pollick
Forest 210C
School of Kinesiology, 555 S. Forest Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 647-0607
(734) 764-0440

Classes

Course Course Title Credits Term Instructor
AES 333 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport 3 Fall, Winter Pollick
Course Name RO: Leg/Eth Iss in Sport
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the many legal and ethical issues involved in amateur, intercollegiate, and professional sports. It includes various aspects of legal liability you may encounter as a sport manager or administrator, as well as major theories of business ethics and decision-making in the realm of sport management and the fitness industry.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisite: Juniors and Seniors.
Component: LEC
SM 503 Legal Aspects of Sport 3 As Arranged Pollick
Course Name RO: Legal Asp of Sport
Course Level: Graduate
Description
This is a comprehensive review of legal aspects affecting sport, recreation, and fitness industries. The range of review includes civil procedure; contracts: employment, leases, waivers; tort liability for coaches, administrators, employees, and independent contractors; 14th Amendment Due Process and Equal Protection; product liability; and statutory regulation including Title VII, Title IX, ADA, Anti-Trust, and IRS code.
Prerequisites: Graduate status.
Component: LEC
SM 333 Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport 3 Fall, Winter Pollick
Course Name RO: Leg/Eth Iss in Sport
Course Level: Undergraduate
Description
This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the many legal and ethical issues involved in amateur, intercollegiate, and professional sports. It includes various aspects of legal liability you may encounter as a sport manager or administrator, as well as major theories of business ethics and decision-making in the realm of sport management and the fitness industry.
Prerequisites: Enforced prerequisite: SM Level II
Component: LEC